Passed away peacefully in Durham, surrounded by his family, on Monday, June 8, 2015, at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Linda (nee Jantzi). Loving father of Matt (Tara), Todd and Joe Jr. Papa of Ashley. Brother of Ann Albrecht and Rosalie Cudney. Loving friend of Jody Elliott and best bud of Ross Peart. Predeceased by his parents Herman and Nellie Baumann, stepmother Trudy Baumann and sister Elenora Schickler. As per Joeâ€™s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be a private celebration of his life at a later date. Memorial donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation or the Durham & Community Health Care Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Grey Bruce Cremation and Burial Services 1-877-991-9995. Online condolences may be made at www.greybrucecremation.com.