Roland Bauer Sr.

roland bauer sr.

February 19, 1934 ~ October 26, 2009

Roland Leroy Bauer, 75, of Sorento died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009 at 11:21 p.m. at his home.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 1 p.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento.

He was born Feb. 19, 1934 in Highland, the son of Fred F. and Mollie J. (Landolt) Bauer. He married Nedra K. Weinberg on March 18, 1960; she preceded him in death on April 19, 2003 along with his parents and a son, Kenneth Bauer.

Mr. Bauer worked for Jefferson Smurfit Corporation retiring on Oct. 1, 1997 after 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1952-1956 during the Korean War.

Survivors include one son, Roland L. (wife Rebecca) Bauer Jr. of Sorento; one daughter, Belle (husband Steve) Stine of Vandalia; one granddaughter, Lovie Bauer; three stepgrandchildren; George Gilbert, William Gilbert and Michelle Rice; one great-grandson, Ronnie Swaford; nine stepgreat-grandchildren, Dylan Spencer, Rebecca Rice, Allen Rice, Caden Gilbert, Emily Gilbert, Jacob Curtan, Keanna Chester and Austin Rice; two sisters, Roya Bourgeois of Greenville and Hazel (husband Ryan) Rauscher of Highland; two brothers, Howard Bauer and Russell Bauer, both of Sorento.

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