Gerald L. Bauer

December 08, 1919 - July 20, 2010 

Gerald L. Bauer

December 08, 1919 - July 20, 2010 

Obituary for Gerald L. Bauer

Age 90, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. He was born on December 8, 1919 in Westphalia the son of Leo and Rose (Schafer) Bauer. Mr. Bauer was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. He worked for Motor Wheel for 5 years before starting work at Fisher Body in Lansing for 42 years and retired in 1992. He also was a Silo Builder for many years with his father and brother Jerome Bauer. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother James A. Bauer; sister Rosemary Thelen; brothers-in-law, Norman Thelen and Leo Fox. Surviving are his siblings, Alice Fox of Lansing, Jerome (Marlene) Bauer of Westphalia and Connie (Jerome) Schafer of Dewitt; 15 nieces and nephews. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am Thursday, July 22, 2010 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Westphalia with Rite of Committal following at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the St. Mary Funeral Chapel, 210 N. Westphalia Street, Westphalia from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. A rosary will be prayed at 3 and 8 p.m. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Westphalia Fire Department in memory of Gerald L. Bauer. Arrangements are entrusted to the Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Homes, Portland. Online condolences may be made at www.schraubenlehman.com

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