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Evelyn Marie Fordyce Bauer
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1927
Gillette
Campbell County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 2004
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Daughter of Pearl Charles and Gladys Pearl (Hall) Fordyce. Raised and educated in WY, she graduated from Campbell County High School where she played the trombone in the band. She attended Nursing School at Mercy Hospital in Denver, CO, where she met her husband, Dr. Leo Bauer, while he was serving his residency. They were married August 13, 1948 in Thermopolis, WY. The couple lived in Westport from 1948-1952, while Dr. Bauer served in the Air Force. The family moved to Hillsboro in 1955, where they raised their seven children and frequently hosted all their friends. Evelyn chauffeured kids to sporting events, once attending thirteen games in one week. She was considered the Administrator for her kids' activities and her husband's medical practice. An active member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church, she was a member of the Altar Society, Perpetual Devotion and Meals on Wheels. Evelyn also served on the St. Matthew's School Board, participated in Jesuit High School and St. Mary's of the Valley Fund Raisers and activities. She was also an avid supporter of the Univerity of Oregon Ducks. An intuitive woman with a big heart, Evelyn enjoyed people and people enjoyed being in her company. Generous, hospitable and forgiving; she enjoyed gardening, cooking, and canning for her family. She was an avid reader and never missed reading the newspaper. Most of all, she enjoyed time spent with her children and grandchildren. He husband preceded her in death in 1995. Survivors include seven sons and daughters and their spouses: Charles E. and Katherine Bauer of Evergreen, CO; Leo L. and Donna Bauer of Gearhart, OR; Gregory P. and Susan Bauer of Portland, OR; Rebecca L. Bauer of Hillsboro, OR; Henry A. & Kathy Bauer of Forest Grove, OR; Donald S. Bauer of Hillsboro, OR; Melissa B. & James Lindsay of Portland, OR; sister Margaret Handford of Casper, WY; brother Frank Fordyce of Casper, WY; 12 grandchildren include Scott, Christopher, Travis, Julie, Molly, James & Brooke Bauer; Cheryl Stadelman, Andrew Bauer, Michael Dorland, Fiona and Bianca Lindsay; two great-grandchildren include Like and Savannah Bauer. 
 
Burial:
Saint Matthews Cemetery
Hillsboro
Washington County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Sheri West
Record added: Aug 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9330509
Evelyn Marie <i>Fordyce</i> Bauer
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Evelyn Marie <i>Fordyce</i> Bauer
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