James Edward "Jim" Baumer, 56, of 2802 Johnson Mill Road, Lewisburg, lost his battle with cancer at 10:20 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at his home surrounded by his close family and friends.
He was born Aug. 12, 1961, in Lewisburg, a son of the late G. Marlin and Marguerite (Royer) Baumer. He was married to the former Lena Reitenbach who survives.
Jim was a 1979 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.
He was employed at the Ford Garage, Mifflinburg, prior to opening his own garage, Baumer's Repair Shop in 1982.
He was a member of the Mifflinburg Church of New Life and a member of the Pennsylvania Trappers Association, District 7.
Jim enjoyed hunting, trapping, camping, restoring tractors, being in the woods, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are one daughter and son-in-law, Jessica and Nicholas Jordan of Mifflinburg; one son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Chelsey Baumer of Mifflinburg; one stepson, Alan Wolfe, Jr., and his fiancé Lauren Greenfield of Muncy; one stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Angela and Joshua Anspach of Milton; seven grandchildren, Brooklyn Wade, Rylie Anspach, Brynlee Jordan, Spencer Jordan, Landon Anspach, Lucas Jordan, and Avery Baumer; one sister, Barbara Edinger of New Columbia; one brother and sister-in-law, David and Nioka Baumer of Lewisburg; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Coleman Williams.
There will be no public viewing. Family and friends are welcome to a time of visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Mifflinburg Church of New Life, 8700 Buffalo Road, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor Butch Woolsey officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Mifflinburg Church of New Life, 8700 Buffalo Road, Mifflinburg, PA 17844, or a charity of the donor's choice.
Leave your condolences online at www.rouppfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 26, 2018