June 21, 1945 - January 16, 2013
GRESHAM - Steven Wayne Bauman born June 21, 1945 died unexpectedly January 16, 2013 of heart surgery complications. Born and raised in Salem, Oregon. His family moved to Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Benson Technical High School in 1963. Joined the Air Force and became a mechanic. He was an innovative ingenious man of many talents which included machinist, underwater salvage, & tug boat captain. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, restoring old boats, mining and panning for gold. Those who knew him will miss his charming smile, whit and wonderful sense of humor along with his big heart and willingness to help others. Preceded in death, his parents Steven and Ora Bauman and his daughter Connie Buttler. Survived by sister Cheryl Scheideman and children David Bush (Steven James Bauman), Tina Ouderkirk, Christine Higley. Grandchildren Sabrina Anirbas, Thunder Buttler, Charles Ouderkirk, Catrina Ouderkirk, Anthony Bauman, Lindsey Record, Deidra Bauman. Services being held Saturday, January 26th at 10:30 a.m. viewing from 8:00 am to 10:00 at Restlawn Funeral Home 201 Oak Grove Rd. NW Salem, Oregon.