McHENRY – Alexander "Alex" R. Baer, 16, of McHenry, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.|
He was born Oct. 23, 1993, in McHenry, to Gregg and Trudi (Breitzmann) Baer.
He was a student at McHenry East High School in McHenry and was looking forward to his junior year.
He was an honor student, an athlete, and a joy to all who knew him. He was a member of the varsity basketball team and enjoyed snowboarding and wakeboarding.
He will be sorely missed by his family and the countless friends he cherished deeply.
Survivors include his parents; his brother, Zach; and his grandmother, Anita Breitzmann.
He was preceded in death by three grandparents.
The visitiation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Prayers will be said at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, at the funeral home, then proceeding for the 10:30 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Patrick Church in McHenry. Interment will be in St. Patrick Countryside Cemetery.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-0063.