PASSING: Robert Millard Baum

Robert Millard Baum

Robert Millard Baum passed peacefully on the day of his birth, March 6, 2024 at Good Samaritan Society in Maplewood, Minnnesota.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years Heather, daughters Jennifer Kenna (Ron) and Jessica Baum, two grandchildren Nicholas and Bianca Kenna. Sisters Nancy Gibbs, Shirley Sackmann and sisters-in-law Naomi and Hannah Tilsen and Faith Latimer.
A gentle man committed to peace and social justice, Bob was among the original 1961 Minnesota Freedom Riders. Arrested in Jackson, Mississippi, in June of 1961, he was a veteran of the Southern Civil Rights Movement.
Bob was a humanist who embraced international cultures. He was a global thinker committed to social justice and all living things. Bob taught his children about the world. And we all thank him for his strong spirit, gentle smile and the passionate work he has done to make this world a better place. He made a big difference in the lives of his family, his friends and the lives of so many more.

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