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Gladys Bussell Baer
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1928
Nicholas County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 15, 2006
San Angelo
Tom Green County
Texas, USA


San Angelo Standard Times

Publication Date: May 18, 2006

SAN ANGELO Gladys Bussell Baer, 77, of San Angelo passed away Monday, May 15, 2006, at her residence.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 19, in the Belvedere Memorial Park Cemetery with Diane Terrazas, associate in ministry, officiating. Arrangements are made by Robert Massie Funeral Home.

Gladys was born Aug. 13, 1928, in Nicholas County, Ky., to Gobel and Sarah Bussell. Gladys grew up in Nicholas County with her 10 siblings. She came to San Angelo following two of her sisters in 1963. She met "Yogi" Robert Baer in 1964. Gladys followed her husband's Air Force career and was stationed in Germany for four years. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1815 for several years. Her favorite hobby was bowling. She also enjoyed gardening and the outdoors. Gladys was a simple woman yet lived a very adventurous life. She will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Robert Earl Baer; and grandsons Kevin Ziegler and Christopher Baer McCann.

Survivors include her daughters, Elizabeth Ziegler and husband Robert of Cranberry Township, Pa., and Melody Kelley of San Angelo; son Earl Baer of San Angelo; brothers Harvey Bussell of Maysville, Ky., Harold Bussell and Floyd Bussell, both of Carlisle, Ky., and Jay Bussell of Roosevelt, Utah; sister Shirley Mitchell of Carlisle, Ky.; grandchildren Donna Smith and husband Ricky, Connie Kelley, and Vangie McShan and husband Wayne, all of San Angelo, Patricia Krokonko and husband Patrick of Beaver, Pa., Beth Johns and husband Bill of Cranberry Township, Pa., and Jenny Pittman and husband Shawn stationed at Camp Pendleton, Calif.; great-grandchildren Heather Pruitt and husband Billy, Aaron Smith and Emma McShan, all of San Angelo, Kristina Krokonko and Jonathan Krokonko, both of Beaver, Pa.; and Megan and Lindsey Johns of Cranberry Township, Pa.; and great-great-grandchildren Abryana and Isaiah Pruitt of San Angelo.

The family wishes to express its heartfelt appreciation to the staff of VistaCare, Alice Moreno with CCAD and Meals for the Elderly.

In lieu of flowers, please make charitable donations to VistaCare, 402 N. Bryant, 76903, or Meals for the Elderly, 310 E. Houston Harte, 76903.

Gladys' obituary and memorial guest book may be viewed online at

Robert Massie Funeral Home
Belvedere Memorial Park
San Angelo
Tom Green County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec 6 - Garden of Prayer
Created by: Steve Voss
Record added: Dec 24, 2008
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Gladys <i>Bussell</i> Baer
Added by: Steve Voss
Gladys <i>Bussell</i> Baer
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