SANDRA TATUM BAUMERT
Sandra Tatum Baumert, age 54, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away on June 28, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Her struggle with cancer over, she left this life to join her beloved mother Rose and her Oma Berta in the heavens.
Sandra was born on October 29, 1964 in Frankfurt, Germany to Rosemarie Schwinger Tatum and Kenneth Tatum. She graduated from Frankfurt American High School in 1983. In 1989 on a visit to Pensacola, Florida, Sandra met her future husband Duane Baumert Jr. when he complimented her on the boots she was wearing and received an abrupt comeback from her in German. To her surprise, he replied with his own comeback in German. That was the beginning of a relationship that lasted more than 30 years.They were married on August 1, 1991.
Sandra was an active soccer mom who enjoyed camping, fishing, thrift stores, scary movies, heavy metal music and the beach. Her greatest joys in life were her children and grandchildren. She received her certified medical assistant license from Pensacola State College and worked for a variety of locations in the Pensacola area. For the past 19 years, she was also a school security resident at Bellview Middle School.
Sandra was preceded in death by her beloved mother Rosemarie Tatum, Oma Berta Jung, father-in-law Duane Baumert, Sr., and her German Shepherds Dio, Booker, Mädchen and Yogi.
She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband Duane, daughter Hannah Alexandra Baumert, granddaughter Sariah Elise, son Brock Tatum Baumert (Mimie), granddaughters Brooklyn Journey and Maddilyn Rose, father Kenneth Tatum (Pearlene), brother Michael Tatum (Dana), nieces Bricelyn and Payton and nephew Cale, brother Patrick Tatum and nieces Victoria and Danielle, sister-in-law Susan Baumert, brother-in-law Keaton Baumert (Micki), nephew KC Baumert (Brittney), mother-in-law Eula Baumert and a host of extended family and loving friends from all over the world.
Visitation will be held on July 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Trahan Family Funeral Home in Pensacola, Florida, with service to follow at 12:00 noon and burial to follow at Barrancas National Cemetery.
Special thanks to Dr. Poiesz, Dr. Rountree and all the nurses and staff at the Woodlands and West Florida Hospital. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
“…I've seen your face a hundred times, everyday we've been apart, I don't care about the sunshine, yeah, 'cause mama, mama, I'm coming home, I'm coming home…” – Ozzy Osbourne