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Theodore Baumeister, III

Theodore Baumeister, III[1]

Male 1926 - 2018  (92 years)

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  • Name Theodore Baumeister  [2
    Suffix III 
    Born 1 Feb 1926  [2
    Gender Male 
    Resided 1930  Manhattan (Districts 1001-1249), New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Resided 1940  Assembly District 8, Bronx, New York City, Bronx, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    FamilySearch ID L143-7ML 
    FamilySearch URL 
    Died 9 Aug 2018  Newark, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6999  Main
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2018 

    Father Theodore F. Baumeister, Jr.,   b. 19 Jul 1897, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1977  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Margaret Louise Kilpatrick,   b. 13 Jan 1901, Marianna, FL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1983, Willtown Bluff, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1925  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 C.T. 
     1. T. Baumeister, IV
     2. J.T. Baumeister
     3. N.D. Baumeister
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F2647  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 M. Walker 
     1. G.F. Baumeister
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F3620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Theodore Baumeister, III

  • Notes 
    • Obituary

      Theodore Baumeister of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the age of 92.

      Born in New York City on February 1, 1926, Ted was the son of Theodore Baumeister, Jr. and Margaret Kilpatrick Baumeister.  A graduate of Staunton Military Academy in Staunton, VA, Ted served with Battery B, 115th Field Artillery Battalion of the US Army in Europe during WWII.  He received a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University and a Master's degree from New York University.

      Beginning as a mechanical engineer, Ted worked his entire career for E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, retiring in 1985 as a consultant for the Information Systems Department in Wilmington.  He was also co-editor of Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers.

      Active throughout his life, Ted enjoyed hiking in the woods, biking, traveling, ice dancing with his wife, model railroading, toy soldiers, computers, studying German, and reading.  He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta, ASME, The Skating Club of Wilmington, and the Delaware Saengerbund & Library Association.

      Ted is survived by his wife of 56 years, Martha C. Baumeister of Newark, DE; sister, Mary B. Baumeister of Black Mountain, NC; his five children, Theodore Baumeister IV (Tina) of Sanford, NC, Ashley C. Cockerill (Bill) of The Colony, TX, John T. Baumeister (Patty) of Downington, PA, Norma B. Reynolds (John) of Charleston, SC, and George F. 'Fritz' Baumeister of Wilmington, DE; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.  He was pre-deceased by his parents and brother, Heard K. Baumeister.

      Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 1 at 11:00AM at St. Thomas Episcopal Parish, 276 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19711.

      In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to The Nature Conservancy, 100 W 10th St #1107, Wilmington, DE 19801. [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (

    2. [S1298] Scott Kilpatrick, Scott Kilpatrick, (Scott Kilpatrick []), email to JSH 13 Feb 2006.

    3. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((, accessed 20 Aug 2018), entry for Theodore Baumeister, person ID L143-7ML.
      ;Contributor: DonnaBowen

    4. [S1747] Doherty Funeral Homes, (Wilmington, DE),