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Lolita June Bauer


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Lolita June Bauer Obituary
Lolita June Bauer, age 96, of Hendersonville passed away, Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 in the presence of her family. She was born September 14th, 1920 in Chicago, IL; a daughter of the late, Walter and Lillian Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Frederick A. Bauer in 2010; her sister, Laverne Lavers; and by her son-in-law, William Shumway.
Lolita was loved throughout her life and was a valued member of her community. She was employed with United Airlines of Chicago for many years; she retired from her position of executive secretary at the United Airlines corporate headquarters. She also served as a volunteer leader and fundraiser for the Lutheran General Hospital and as a church member and volunteer at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Park Ridge, IL. She was fortunate enough to travel the world with her beloved husband, Fred, and to have spent many wonderful retirement years in Florida following their lives together in Chicago. She had a sunny and cheerful way about her that brightened each and every day. She never knew a stranger.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Ann Bauer Shumway of Hendersonville; her four grandchildren, Cynthia, Jerome, Christopher and Stephen Shumway; and by eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be private.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from Nov. 26 to Nov. 27, 2016
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