Robert Earl “Bob”
Baum, age 93 of Sebastian, FL, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016.
Born in Chicago, IL
on July 18, 1923, he was the youngest child of Martha and F. Earl Baum, both
of whom preceded him in death.
On March 8, 1946,
he married Marjorie L. Treacy, his devoted wife of 70 years, who continues
to reside in Sebastian, FL.
Also surviving are
his daughter, Barbara (Rick) Reed of Bay City, MI, and son David T. Baum of
New Braunfels, TX. Daughter Victoria (Murray) Boyer preceded him in death in
1977. Robert has four grandchildren, Holly A. Baum and David E. Baum, Esq.,
both of Chesterton, and Tracy M. Baum of Addison, TX. Dawn (Robert) Letson
of Bay City, MI, and great-grandchildren, Ian Letson and Evan Letson, also
of Bay City, MI.
Bob was a long-time
resident of Porter, IN, where he established a highly successful wholesale
electronics business known as Chesterton Electronic Supply. Over the years
he was doing business there, he received much good-natured ribbing about the
name of the business. Bob was a World War I and World War II history buff.
He visited many of the famous European battlefields and cemeteries.
request, no ceremony was conducted. Arrangements were handled by Seawinds
Funeral Home, 735 S. Fleming St, Sebastian, FL, 32958.