|Birth: ||May 15, 1921|
|Death: ||Feb. 3, 2010|
Frances A. Bauer, 88, of Red Oak, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
Frances A. Bauer was born May 15, 1921, in Mystic, the daughter of Ralph and Sylvia (Browning) Lee. She graduated from the Seymour, Iowa High School in 1940 and in 1944 enlisted with the United States Navy stationed in San Diego, Calif. Frances was united in marriage to Max Bauer on Jan. 4, 1946, in Coronado, Calif. They returned to Red Oak, where Max started farming. Frances was a longtime member of the Stratton United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and the Red Oak Country Club. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her son: Gregory in 1967; her husband Max in 2009; sisters: Marjorie Vickroy and Corrine Mays; and brother: Ron Gitchell.
Survivors include her daughter: Kathie Bell and husband Jack of Red Oak; grandsons: Jason Bell and wife Caydee and Tyler Bell; great grandchildren: Nicholas, Samuel and Olivia Bell all of Colorado Springs, Colo.; brothers: Don Lee and wife Charlotte of Emerson, and Frank Gitchell and wife Charlotte of Rockford, Ill.; sister: Romona Baxter of Shenandoah; and many nieces and nephews. Her extended family at Good Samaritan Center is also loved and appreciated. Fran had many friends and relatives who enriched her life immeasurably.
Funeral services were held Feb. 6 at Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel with Rev. Michael Harvey officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorials and prayers may be directed to Stratton Methodist Church, Good Samaritan Center in Red Oak or Heartland Home Health and Hospice.
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Max Edward Bauer (1921 - 2009)*
Created by: Amy
Record added: Mar 06, 2011
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