Michael J. Baumblatt, age 76, son of the late Leonard and Ruth (Levy) Baumblatt, died Friday, June 10, 2011. Michael was a graduate of William Horlick High School, Racine, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a 1959 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He served his country in the US Army Medical Core at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, and practiced as a OB GYN in Madison, and also was employed for 30 yrs by the Social Security Disability Determination Department. Michael is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sue (Ostrow), daughter, Lori (Rabbi James) Sagarin, grandchildren, Eliana Miriam, Benjamin Matthew, daughter in love, Cristie Derrick, and a brother, Glenn. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Naomi, a brother Don, and a sister Beth. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at TEMPLE BETH EL, 2702 Arbor Dr., Madison ,WI 53711. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations in Michael's name be made to Jewish Social Services, Camp Shalom Scholarship Fund c/o Madison Jewish Federation, 6434 Enterprise Rd., Madison, WI, or Edgewood High School.
Dr B was my physician through two pregnancies and the births of my children and for awhile after that. He was always kind, honest and funny. He made you feel he cared for you like family, yet always professional. He was someone you could trust. So sad to learn that he has passed..... a very special person.
I worked with Dr. B for many years at DDB. He was an excellent physician, funny and always willing to spend extra time explaining medical issues. I considered him a friend and will truly miss him.
Dear Sue: I send my sympathy to you and your
family and am very sorry for your loss. It has been
many years since we left Madison. Gordon
passed away a year ago. Take care and keep
busy. Shirley Eckert
Dr Michael Baumblatt was a doctor dedicated to his work at the SSA disability program. He was my coworker and my friend. I always appreciated his advice on medical issues and his quick wit on non-disability issues. I am very sad to read of his passing.
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