Jaunita Mae Baumann was born on November 21st, 1925 in Dallas, Texas and went to be with the Lord on October 22nd, 2014. She graduated from North Dallas High School and attended John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas where she completed her nurses training. After graduation in 1947 she joined the Army as a nurse and was stationed at Fitzsimmons Hospital in Denver. It was here that she met her husband, Omar Baumann Sr., and after a short courtship she married the love of her life in 1949.
Jaunita loved being a nurse as she saw it as her duty to help and nurture others. She was a nurse until her first born arrived where she became a full time mother and housewife. Jaunita had several hobbies including playing sports with her sons, fishing, and raising a vegetable garden. She would compete with her husband each year to see who could grow the biggest tomatoes. Jaunita loved to travel as well and Hawaii was one of her favorite destinations. Church was an important part of her life and she would go to the Methodist church each Sunday.
She is survived by her husband, Omar Sr, children Omar Jr and Terry Wynn along with 5 grandchildren, Timothy, Benjamin, Jonathon, Brittany and her husband John, Laura and her husband Mark. Jaunita had 3 great grandchildren; Olivia, Carson, and Landon. Jaunita was preceded in death by a brother Eugene Landry and daughter Lorinda Kay.
Visitation will be held Sunday, October 26th, from 6-8pm at Niday – Fairmont Funeral Home in Pasadena. Her life will be celebrated with a service at the Sunset Methodist Church in Pasadena, Monday, October 27th at 10:00am. Interment will take place at Houston National Cemetery at 1:15pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested a donation be made to the Alzheimer’s Organization.