Arthur Wallace Baumann was born April 29, 1923, in Plainview, Neb. to Emil and Ida (Shultz) Baumann and was a resident of Spencer, prior to moving to Scottsdale in 1959.
Arthur graduated from Medford, Ore. High School and was drafted into the Army Canine Corp during WWII. Trained 32 dogs during his tour of duty in Italy and the Rock of Gibraltar.
After his discharge, worked in farm machinery sales and golf car sales/service.
He was preceded in death by son, Kent; and siblings: Arnold, Alfred, Rose, Elsie, and Lillian.
Arthur is survived by wife. Jacquelyn, sons: Douglas and Burke; daughter, Lise Gilson Reid; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson, Gage Campbell -- all of Phoenix; and sister, Esther Fram of Plainview.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Arizona Humane Society or Hospice of the Valley.