Katherine VanderHoek Bauer|
Katherine VanderHoek Bauer, 87, of Henderson, NV passed away at her home on June 24, 2013. She was born on January 19, 1926 in Lynden, WA to Harry and Leona VanderHoek. Katherine met and fell in love with "Her Choice" at the Greenwood Roller Rink, Lawrence Bauer (a naval aviator stationed at Whidbey Island). They were married in Providence, RI on May 5, 1945. Katherine was a wonderful wife, mother, and homemaker that will be greatly missed. She enjoyed many years of boating with her family at the lake, knitting, gardening and caring for her family.
Katherine is survived by her sister Tina Carver (Harry Carver III) of Mukilteo, WA; 3 children Larry (Kaylene) Bauer of Henderson, NV, Sharon (Arthur Jr) Gaskell of Pueblo, CO, Gary (Carolyn Peebles) Bauer of Henderson, NV; 7 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother John VanderHoek and a grandson Brett Bauer.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 10:40 am at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Family and friends can sign an online memorial guestbook at www.bouldercityfamilymortuary.com.
Published in The Seattle Times from June 27 to June 28, 2013