Born: March 4, 1932; Allentown, Pa.|
Died: Jan. 20, 2014; in Geneva
BATAVIA – George Paul Bauman III, 81, of Batavia, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva. He was born March 4, 1932, in Allentown, Pa., the son of George Paul and Violet Irene (nee Werling) Bauman II. He was united in marriage to Shirley Ann Nestle on Aug. 27, 1958, in Buchanan, Mich.
George proudly served his country in the Korean War from 1951 until 1955 as a machinist's mate with the U.S. Navy. He sailed both the Sea of Japan and the South China Sea aboard the USS George Clymer. George was a faithful member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in North Aurora.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Shirley of Batavia; his children, George Paul Bauman IV of West Chicago, Lisa Ann Bauman of Batavia, Frederick Earl (Carolyn) Bauman of The Dalles, Ore., and Charles William (Loretta) Bauman of Forest Lake, Minn.; his grandchildren, Roy, Jessica and Christine Ybarra, Zachariah and Solomon Bauman, and Samuel and Grace Bauman; his great-grandchildren, Camilla and Noah Ybarra; his sister, Ruth Horton of York, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 950 Mooseheart Road in North Aurora. A private interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
For information, call the Moss-Norris Funeral Home in St. Charles at 630-584-2000 or www.mossfuneral.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Jan. 25, 2014