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Jacob Baumgartner

May 26, 2019

Jacob Mark Baumgartner, 37, left this world to be with the Lord on Wednesday (May 22, 2019).

He was born Sept. 25, 1981, to Mark Baumgartner and Doris Baumgartner (Schmidt). Jacob attended Peotone High School and earned his bachelor’s degree at Illinois State University and Governors State University.

Jake is survived by his parents; his son, Kobe, from his first marriage to Jami Cyrier; his beloved wife, Jenna; brothers, Joshua (Samantha) Baumgartner and Adam (Gina) Baumgartner; grandmother, Valerie Baumgartner; his loving nieces, Ruby, Delilah, Selena and Sophia; nephews, Wences and Dominic; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was the grandson of the late Theodor and Elvera Schmidt and Richard Baumgartner.

Jake was a fantastic son, brother, dad, husband, coach and friend to many. He was the proud owner and operator of Baum Squad Fitness. He loved making people smile and was known for his generosity. His big heart, love for his family, especially his son Kobe, made him such a lovable guy. Known by his clients as “Boss Man,” he was passionate about helping others achieve their health goals. He will be missed by the many family and friends that were touched by his love of life.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, May 27, at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home, 112 W. Main St., Peotone, and from 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, until the 12:30 funeral services at Zion Lutheran Church, 540 Oak Park Ave., Beecher. Pastor Ronald Rock will officiate. Memorials may be made in Jake’s name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the Peotone High School weight training facility.

Please sign the guestbook at feddehelfrichcrossfh.com.

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