Harold "Hal" Bauer
Harold passed away peacefully January 20, 2013, in Bothell, WA. He was born March 20, 1925. His parents were the late Harold W. Bauer and Doris Layman Bauer of Ritzville, WA. Harold is survived by his wife of 61 years, Billie B and sons, Scott (Carol), Brian, Steven, and grandchildren Alison and Thomas Bauer, and by his brother, Donald (Joann) Bauer of Duluth, MN. After graduating from high school in 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy
. He served in the Pacific Theatre on the Aircraft Carrier USS Attu (Buglemaster 3rd Class and QM). After attending WSU (WSC) he worked at Hanford, WA (plutonium-producing site); then, on to the Boeing Co. (39+ years). He was on the following programs: B-52, 727, 737, Saturn/Apollo, 757, and Computer Services as Safety Manager. He retired from Corporate. He was active in the Boeing Management Association and the Boy Scouts of America. He was awarded the prestigious Silver Beaver Award by the Chief Seattle Council for his service in various District and Council positions. Harold was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a very kind man. Internment was held at Tahoma National Cemetery on February 8, 2013.