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Steven M. Bauman Sr., 56

Steven M. Bauman Sr., 56, of Blaine, Minn., died on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at Cass Lake PHS Hospital in Cass Lake.

A memorial service will be conducted by the family at 2 p.m. on Sunday at The Ranch, 22847 380th Street, Laporte, with Rev. Joe Brausen III officiating. The Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted the family with arrangements.

He was born on June 29, 1950, to Lemoyn and Mary Ann (Nelson) Bauman, in Bemidji. He moved frequently as a child due to his father's military service. He graduated from Bemidji High School in 1968. He worked as a carpenter all of his working life. He married Margaret "Peggy" Jobe on Oct. 20, 2001.

He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing and gardening. He was a member of the NRA.

He is survived by his wife of Blaine; daughters, Kelli (Michael) Nelson of Laporte and Kara Link of Blaine; sons, Chad Link of Blaine, Joseph (Shyanne) Bauman of Benedict, Steve (Cheri) Bauman of St. Francis, Minn., and Gary (Shelly) Olsen of Champlin, Minn.; three grandchildren; parents of Guthrie; grandmother, Violet Nelson of Bemidji; brothers, Stanley (Gail) Bauman of Bemidji and Kim Bauman of Woodbury, Minn.; sister, Twila (Keith) Washburn of Laporte; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Lori.

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