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Berta Ernestine Elizabeth Franz Bauer
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Birth: May 6, 1923
Thüringen, Germany
Death: Jul. 25, 2011
Jackson County
Indiana, USA

Berta Ernestine Elizabeth Franz Bauer, 88, of Seymour, formerly of Lafayette, passed away Monday, July 25, 2011 at Lutheran Community Home in Seymour, Indiana. Mrs. Bauer was born in Brotterode, Thuringen, Germany on May 6, 1923, the daughter of the late Karl and Luise Franz. She immigrated to Lafayette, IN, in 1930. Berta graduated from Jefferson High School and attended Purdue University.

On November 17, 1943, she married Paul J. Bauer, who preceded her in death in 2006. She was a devoted wife and mother as well as an accomplished homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, bird watching, shopping, entertaining, and sharing her German Heritage. She was a member of Immanuel Church of Christ in Lafayette.

She will be sadly missed by her two sons, Paul F. Bauer (wife Diana) of Walton, IN, and Bob Bauer (wife Kathy) of Lafayette; and a daughter, Trudie Disque of Vallonia, IN. She was preceded in death by her youngest son, Max P. Bauer. Ten grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren grieve her passing.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, July 30 at Fisher-Loy Funeral Chapel. Her son, Paul, will officiate at the service.
--Fisher Funeral Chapel obituary
Family links: 
  Carl Franz (1900 - 1972)
  Luise Engel Franz (1900 - 1992)
  Paul J. Bauer (1916 - 2006)*
  Max Phillip Bauer (1958 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Tippecanoe Memory Gardens
West Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Garden of Devotion
Created by: Vonda J Dowell
Record added: Oct 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98478477
Berta Ernestine Elizabeth <i>Franz</i> Bauer
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Berta Ernestine Elizabeth <i>Franz</i> Bauer
Added by: Vonda J Dowell
Berta Ernestine Elizabeth <i>Franz</i> Bauer
Added by: Vonda J Dowell
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