Reynold E. Baune, 79, of Cottonwood passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Seasons Hospice Home in Redwood Falls.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. May 9 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cottonwood. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
A private family burial will be held. Online condolences may be placed at www.sunsetfuneralassociation.com. The Sunset Funeral & Cremation Association of Echo and Wabasso is handling the arrangements for the family.
Reynold Edward Baune was born in Willow Lake Township near Wabasso to Ed and Anna (Frericks) Baune March 10, 1934. He lived on the farm with his parents and attended grade school at St. Anne’s in Wabasso.
On July 7, 1953 he and Ginger Eaton were married in Morton at St. John’s Catholic Church. He farmed for three years, quit farming and worked at the Wabasso Creamery.
He worked at St. Anne’s School and Church for six years. He then went to work at Kretsch’s Chevrolet and John Deere.
In 1968, he went to work for Schwan’s as a route man for five years in Montgomery. He then moved to Cottonwood in 1972 and began driving a Schwan’s semi. He retired in about 1986 because of a disability. He loved farming in the fall; his vacation is what he called it.
He enjoyed carpentry, going to the lake fishing, latch hooking and especially his grandchildren and Boots, his puppy.
On Saturday, May 4, 2013, Reynold passed away at the Seasons Hospice Home in Redwood Falls at the age of 79 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Ginger; 11 children, Joe Baune of Wood Lake, Doug and Theresa Baune of Wood Lake, Sue and Bill Hansen of Armstrong, Iowa, Debra Jones of Wood Lake, John “Jack” and Kim Baune of Red Wing, Sandra and Dave Dworshak of Morton, Karen and Don Dehncke, Jr. of Morton, Sharon and Brad Matthys of Cottonwood, Troy and Kristy Baune of Aurora, Colo., Todd and Michelle Baune of Cottonwood and Shanda and Himal Barooah of New Jersey; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Eugene and Elaine Baune of Wabasso, Cyril “Butch” and Phylis Baune of Wabasso; sister, Lorraine Rothmeier of Sleepy Eye; sister-in-law, Kathy Baune and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
His parents, four brothers, three sisters and Howard Midbow preceded him in death.
Blessed be the memory of Reynold Baune.