Mr. Bauer retired from Carpenter’s Local 433. He was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. He loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. Edward was a World War II United States Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by a son, Edward L. Bauer; his parents, Philip H. and Rose C., nee Dressel, Bauer; a grandson, Michael Bauer; four sisters, Martha (Vernon) Hallbauer, Rosemarie (Ed) Pope, Leona (Robert) Bailey, and Marcella (Darvin) Goetter; two brothers, Raymond (Mildred) Bauer and Leonard (Mildred) Bauer; two brothers-in-law, Clem Joyce and Ralph Scheibel; and a sister-in-law, Dolores (Melvern) Thouvenot.
Surviving are his wife of nearly 70 years, Shirley M., nee Scheibel, Bauer, whom he married on September 30, 1950;
two daughters, Diane (Tom) Welker and Carolyn (Jim) Maddox, both of Belleville, IL;
a daughter-in-law, Debra Bauer of Katy, TX;
six grandchildren, Alison (Ron) Jester, Steven (Stephanie) Maddox,
Jenny (Adam) Burke, Jill (Victor) Ranaivoson,
Bryon (Amy) Bauer and Cristen Bauer;
a sister, Rita Joyce;
a brother-in-law, Ray (Gayle) Scheibel;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Queen of Peace Catholic Grade School, Belleville, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private family services will be held. A memorial mass will be held at a later date.
Burial will be at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.