BRENTFORD — Donald “Nut” Baumgarten, Jr., 59, of Brentford, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Mayer, Minn., after a four year battle with cancer.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Brentford Congregational UCC Church with the Rev. Jon Damaska officiating. Burial will be in the Conde Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. The family prefers memorials. Funeral arrangements were announced by Thelen Funeral Home of Redfield.
Donald Baumgarten was born Dec. 15, 1953, in Conde to Donald and Grace (Mielke) Baumgarten. He graduated from Northwestern High School in 1972, and took over the family farm, raising Angus cattle until 2002. He married Linda Rastedt in 1981. He enjoyed showing 4-H calves with his son for many years.
He is survived by a son Robert; a brother Allen of Henry; three sisters, Rose Brethhorst and Katherine Baumgarten of Maple Plain, Minn., and Lois (Myron) Taylor of Mayer, Minn.; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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