Farming Rural 18

Desseen (Baumgarten) Herman

September 8, 1948 ~ September 12, 2021 (age 73)


Funeral services for Desseen (Baumgarten) Herman, 73, of Sperry, were held Saturday, September 18, 2021, at First Baptist Church in Sperry, OK. Reverend Doyle Ginn officiated, and burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery. in Sperry, OK. Casket bearers were Willie Carruthers, Brandon Abbott, Sam Bradley, Fred Hill, Kevin Watkins, Lone Elk Akers, Gabby Warnock and Greg Herman. Honorary Casket bearers were Justin Teel, Buel Jobe, Brandon Warnock, Ken Baumgarten, and Kenny Ray Baumgarten.

Desseen was born September 8, 1948, in Bentonville, AR, to Frank Richard and Dessie Doreen (McCutcheon) Baumgarten. She passed away September 12, 2021, in Tulsa, OK.

Desseen was a secretary for Shell Oil Co., a paraprofessional for Sperry Public Schools, and a day care aide at First Baptist Church in Tulsa. She was a farmer’s housewife and helped raise farm animals. She also owned Dee’s Gifts and More. She enjoyed gardening, tending to the flower beds, and making gift baskets with homemade goodies to give to the community members. Desseen was also known to decorate her gate for all seasons and for all of the holidays.

She is survived by her daughter, April Warnock and husband, Clinton of Kellyville; son, Andy Herman and Sherry Patton of Skiatook; grandchildren, Brandon Warnock of Kellyville, Gabby Warnock of Kellyville, and Dashia Pogue of Kellyville; brother, Kenneth Baumgarten of Fountain, CO; brother-in-law, LeRoy Herman of Skiatook; niece, Angela Teel of Sperry; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Herman; infant daughter, Audrea Herman, parents, Frank and Dessie Baumgarten; and sister-in-law, Carolyn Herman.

Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.

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 Service Program


September 17, 2021

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Home
222 S Cincinnati Ave
Sperry, OK 74073

Family to receive friends
September 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Home
222 S Cincinnati Ave
Sperry, OK 74073

Funeral Service
September 18, 2021

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church
301 W Main St
Sperry, Oklahoma 74073

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