October 7, 1937 - November 1, 2020
Gerald Joseph “Jerry” Bauer, 83, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital. Jerry was born October 7, 1937 in Evansville to the late Anthony and Cecilia (Gottman) Bauer. Jerry was a member of St. Wendel Catholic Church, the Knights of St. John at St. Wendel and worked for Whirlpool Corporation for over 39 years before retiring as a General Supervisor. Jerry was a graduate of Memorial High School; he loved traveling with his wife Barbara, spending time at his home on Lake Barkley, the outdoors, hunting, competing in fishing tournaments, playing clabber with friends, but above all he loved his family. Surviving Jerry are three daughters, Cathy (Tim) Elpers and Angela Ellison, both of Evansville and Mary Yon of Naples, FL; one son, Steven Bauer of Evansville; a brother, Robert Bauer; six grandchildren, Jennifer (Greg) Schaperjohn, Ashley Elpers, Derek (Ciara) Bauer, Julia Yon, Phillip Yon and Wayne Ellison and three great grandchildren, Tucker and Reagan Schaperjohn, and Nora Bauer. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Barbara (Conrad) Bauer in 2009 and by two brothers, Ronald and Marvin Bauer. Due to the pandemic, the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Wendel Catholic Church will be private. Entombment will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Wendel Catholic Church, 10542 W. Boonville – New Harmony Road, Evansville, In 47720 or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Gerald Joseph “Jerry” Bauer, 83, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital. Jerry was born October 7, 1937 in Evansville to the late Anthony and Cecilia (Gottman) Bauer. Jerry was a member... View Obituary & Service Information
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