On November 8, 2009, JOHN L. of South Baltimore and Brooklyn died at age 92. Beloved husband of 67 years to Mary Madeline Baumann (nee Slagle), devoted brother-in-law of Robert and his wife Lynn Plaine, cherished uncle of Dale Bennett, Betty Jane Weibe, Michael and Jimmy DeLauder, Robert M. Plaine and Julie Strain. Also survived by numerous grand-nieces and nephews. Mr. Baumann was preceded in death by his two sisters Mary DeLauder and Catherine Fenzel. John served 4 1/2 years during WW II as a corporal in the 29th Division 110th Field artillery, he participated in the Normandy Invasion, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe. He received a Purple Heart which he was extremely proud of. He was a member of the American Legion, Purple Heart and Veterans of Foreign Wars Organization. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the family owned and operated McCULLY-POLYNIAK FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 3204 Mountain Road (at Pasadena) on Wednesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:30 A.M. Interment Crownsville Veteran Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Salem Lutheran Church, 1530 Battery Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21230. www.mccullyfuneral.com.