Warren Robert Bayer, beloved son of the late John P. Bayer, Jr. & Maude Mildred Nichols Bayer entered eternal rest on December 31, 2012 at the age of 86 in his home in Slidell. Native of New Orleans he was preceded in death by his brother John P. Bayer III & his sister Dorthy Sabina Bayer. Graduate of Holy Cross High School & Loyola University. He served in the Navy during World War II and was retired from Gray Tool Company. Survived by his sister Mildred Bayer Rolfes (husband Louis) & his loving wife Sheila Bayer along with their seven children: Warren R. Bayer, Jr. (wife Revill Bayer), Randy J. Bayer, Linda Bayer Krefft (husband Dr. Thomas Krefft), Gary P. Bayer (wife Shelley Bayer), Donna Bayer Lantero (husband Paul Lantero), Bonnie C. Bayer & Sheila Rockwell Bayer (husband Robert Rockwell III). Warren will be greatly missed by all who knew him and especially by his 17 grandchildren and his great-granddaughter all who adored him. He was a member of the Gentilly Knights of Columbus & one of the original members of the Resurrection Men's Club. The devout Catholic & Saints fan who always put his family first, saw only the good in everyone was generous with his abundant love. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Friends may visit after 12:00 Noon. Interment in Metairie Cemetery. To sign and view the Family Guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com
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Published in The Advocate from December 31, 2012 to January 3, 2013