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Joseph M. Baum

Joseph Milton Baum, 77, of Huntington, passed away at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Ft. Wayne.
Joseph was born on Sept. 7, 1945 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Nathan Baum and Lillian (Rifkin) Baum. He graduated from Northern Community High School in Flint with the class of 1964 and earned his Bachelor's degree from Ferris State College in Big Rapids, Michigan in 1970. Joseph worked as a Production Worker at General Motors in Flint, Michigan, then transferred to General Motors in Ft. Wayne in 1998 from where he retired after 25 years of service. He loved going to the casino's and playing lottery scratch off tickets. Joseph was also an avid reader.
Survivors include his nephew, David (Michelle) Baum of Arizona; his great nephew, Nathan Baum of Arizona; and his good friend, Tim (Vicki) Creech of Huntington. He is preceded in death by his mother, Lillian Baum, father, Nathan Baum, two brothers, and one sister.
Graveside Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1700 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN.
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Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Joseph Milton Baum.