Theodore Baumeister died Feb. 7. He was 95.
Mr. Baumeister was born June 19, 1918, in Green Bay, Wis. He graduated from the University of Washington and served as a tank commander in World War II. He married Beth (Cooney) Baumeister in 1943. He retired from Farmer’s Insurance and was a founding member of the Military Officers Association of America.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 1998. He is survived by his children, Richard Baumeister, Ann Fowble (John), Joan Dodak (Bill) and Patty Baumeister (Pat Morgan); four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, at St. Stephen Church, preceded by a rosary at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 24. Memorial donations can be made to St. Stephen Church or the MOAA Portland Chapter Scholarship.