William C. Bauer
William C. Tate Bauer, 92, formerly of Allentown, died February 18 at Valley Manor Nursing Home, Coopersburg. He was married to the late Mary (Sodl)Bauer. Born in Coplay, he was the son of the late Frank and Julie (Rief) Bauer. A army
veteran, he served as a sergeant during WWII
. Retiring in 1982, he was a crane operator for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 41 years. William was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church, Coplay. Survivors:
daughter, Juliann A. wife of James Clewell of Bethlehem; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Cecelia Bauer. She was predeceased by a daughter Betty L.Unger and brothers, Frank, Louis, John, Joseph, Charles, Rudolph Bauer and a sister, Stella Groller. Services:
9:30 a.m. Saturday, February 23, Robert A. Hauke Funeral Home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., St. Peters Catholic Church, Coplay. Viewing from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Contributions:
In lieu of flowers to the church c/o the funeral home 18037.