|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1907|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2001|
Esther Elizabeth Bauer was born Feb. 15, 1907, in Newberg at the family home on Rex Hill to Gottlieb and Christina (Gall) Schaad, German immigrants.
She attended Rex Grade School, Newberg High School and Northwestern Business College in Portland. She worked as a legal secretary until her marriage to John Bauer on July 3, 1929, in the Ebenezer Methodist Church on a corner of the Schaad homestead. The couple purchased land on Ladd Hill and made their home. They had three sons. After John's death in May 1992, she moved into the Huffman House in 1993.
She enjoyed traveling the Western United States and Alaska and Canada. When she was 87 she cruised through the Panama Canal with her son Delburt and his wife. She belonged to the Robin Hoods square dancing group of Sherwood and the Square Knots of Newberg for many years. Her hobbies included rock hounding in Eastern Oregon, being a member of the Newberg Gem and Mineral Club, and making jewelry.
Esther died Feb. 24, 2001, at Huffman House. She was 94.
She is survived by her three sons: Delburt of Canby, Wilbur of Dundee and David of Rockaway, eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Gottlieb Schaad (1872 - 1958)
Christine Kathleen Kapp Schaad (1876 - 1970)
John Bauer (1909 - 1992)
Fredrick Wilhelm Schaad (1898 - 1981)*
Ruth Anna Schaad (1900 - 1992)*
Rudolph August Schaad (1900 - 1997)*
Esther Elizabeth Schaad Bauer (1907 - 2001)
Lillian Katherine Schaad (1911 - 1972)*
Valley View Memorial Park
Created by: Barbara Lea
Record added: Jan 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46397397