George A. Baldauf
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George A. Baldauf, 81, of Butler and a resident of the Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center died Monday at Butler Memorial Hospital.
He was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Butler, a son of the late Walter J. and Anna Glaser Baldauf.
George was a 1948 graduate of Butler High School.
He retired from the Franklin Glass Corp. after 32 years. He also worked briefly at Pullman Standard in Butler until the plant closed.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard during the Korean War and was federalized during the war and served in Germany for two years.
George was a member of the St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Butler and was a former member of the men's choir at St. Peter's. He also served for many years as an usher at his church.
He was a life member of the R.C. Men's Club, Moose Lodge 64 and the East Butler Fireman's Club.
He enjoyed music, bowling, hunting, fishing and dancing.
Surviving are two brothers, Joseph A. and Ralph A. Baldauf, both of Butler; and five sisters, Alice L. Baldauf of Butler, Joan Weigel and her husband, Alvin Weigel, of Cortland, Ore., Donna Marie Lemley of Waynesburg, Louise C. Baldauf of Butler and Ilene Barnes and her husband, Butch Barnes, of Graysville. Several nieces and nephews also survive him.
Two sisters, Mary Ann and Ruth Baldauf, preceded him in death.
BALDAUF - At the request of George A. Baldauf, who died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, there will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at the St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Butler with Father James Dolan, pastor, officiating. His ashes will be buried at the St. Mary Cemetery in Herman.
The Women's Council of St. Peter's will meet at 9:35 a.m. Friday at the church to recite the rosary.
Cremation services provided by the Geibel Funeral Home, Butler.
Information is available at www.geibelfuneralhome.com.
Published in Butler Eagle from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2010