A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date for Dorothy Bauman, 89, who went to be with her beloved husband Joe on their anniversary, Jan. 10, 2011, in Denver City, Texas, where she lived for less than six months. She peacefully passed with her brother, sister-in-law and two close friends at her side.
Dorothy was born on Nov. 9, 1922, in Breckenridge, Texas, to Mitchell and Lula Ramsey. She married Joe Bauman on Jan. 10, 1942, their love lasted for 69 years until his passing. She is survived by her brother Mitchell Ramsey; sister -in-law Maryann; nephew Mike; nieces, Holly and Vickie; and 12 greatnieces and nephews.
Dorothy graduated from Capital Hill High School in 1939. They moved to Roswell in 1970, where she managed an apartment complex for many years. Dorothy loved to watch baseball and football, but most of all she loved her four-legged friends, Toejo, Phanny, Lester, Jody, Mister 1, Mister 2, Puppie Girl and Twiskers. She loved all of her animals like they were her children.
If anyone knew Dorothy, you knew that she was a true lady. Dorothy lived in the same house for 30 years. She was loved by all of her special friends in her neighborhood and she had a special family that she could call on for help anytime, and they would be there. Dorothy was a little lady with a Big Heart and we will all miss her very much. We love you, Dorothy.