Dr. Helen Marie Bilhorn Baumgartner 1932–2020 St. Peter, MN—Dr. Helen Marie Bilhorn Baumgartner, St. Peter, retired professor of music at Gustavus Adolphus College, died in hospice care on June 13. She was a Girl Scout leader, a 50-year member of the League of Women Voters, a violinist in the Mankato Orchestra, and, with her husband Paul, a piano duettist on behalf of the Global Mission Institute of Luther Seminary in St. Paul. She is survived by loving husband Paul, five children, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services will be held at First Lutheran Church once gathering is permitted. Memorials may be sent to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the League of Women Voters, or the Global Mission Institute. Condolences for the family can be left at

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