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Bauman Kitchens to close doors
Times photo: Anthony Wahl Alan and Judy Bauman will be retiring full-time and closing their business, Bauman Kitchen and Giftware, on the Square in Monroe. The business has been in the Bauman family since 1947.
MONROE - When a home listed for sale has a "Bauman kitchen" included as one of its desirable details, let the buyer take note: Kitchens, bathrooms, family rooms and any other rooms designed by the Baumans may become a rare treasure.Bauman Kitchens and Giftware store in Monroe will be history by the end of the year.Owners Alan and Judy Bauman have decided to move full-time into their retirement plans. Alan sees himself playing a little more golf, and Judy is looking forward to watching a granddaughter play for the University of Wisconsin women's basketball team. "We're going to miss our customers after all these years," Judy said.Bauman Kitchens and Giftware has been on 17th Avenue in Monroe's Square since 1970, when it moved from 1115 18th Avenue.