Lorraine R. Bauman

Lorraine R. Bauman (nee Wendlandt), 86, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. She was born on September 24, 1936, a daughter of the late Reinhard and Ruth Wendlandt (nee Wheeler). Lorraine attended St. Peter’s Lutheran Elementary School and graduated from Winnebago Lutheran Academy. After High School, she graduated from Moraine Park Technical School with her degree in Nursing. On January 28, 1956, she married Allen Bauman at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Lorraine was the church organist for Immanuel Lutheran Church in Campbellsport and sang for many church services, funerals, and weddings. She played the piano for the WELS Worship Service at the Lutheran Home and taught piano lessons out of her home for many years. Lorraine worked as an LPN and also in Medical Records for Hope Nursing Home in Lomira. She enjoyed sewing, painting, gardening, and crafting.

Those left behind to cherish her memory include her children, Wayne Bauman, Wendy (Tom) Treleven, John (Michele) Bauman, and Joanne (Duane) Giese; grandchildren, Sara Treleven, Ryan Treleven, Molly Treleven, Jon Treleven, Scott Treleven, David Ziegel, Justine Ziegel, Derek Giese, Alyssa Giese, Rachel Bauman, and Blair Bauman; numerous great-grandchildren; and sister, Kathleen (Eugene) Netzel. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Allen, grandson, Eli Bauman, and nephew, Joel Netzel.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 11:00 am at Faith Lutheran Church 55 Prairie Rd, Fond du Lac, WI 54935. Rev.  Mike Weigand will officiate and burial will follow at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 9:00 am until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Faith Lutheran Church or the Winnebago Lutheran Academy.