Phyllis Fern Bauer passed away on June 7, 2014 at The Bridge Life Care Center in Longmont, CO at age 86. Phyllis was born to Ivan and Myrtle Paull on July 8, 1928 in Genoa, Colorado. She married Herbert Bauer on November 23, 1947 and they had four children, Richard, James, Ronald and Cindy. As a Colorado Native she lived near the Front Range most of her life moving to the Longmont area in 1958 with Herb and their children. After all of her children were of school age Phyllis went to Cosmetology school to begin her career in making people feel beautiful. She was very successful and through her career she owned and operated The Beauty Palace and Shamrock Beauty Salon until she retired in 1990 to spend more time with her family and grandchildren. Phyllis enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, taking walks, sewing, crossword puzzles and greeting at LifeBridge Christian Church. Nothing put a bigger smile on her face than spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Although Phyllis will be missed greatly by many people, she left an impression of love on every heart she touched. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband Herbert Bauer, son James Bauer, daughter Cindy Faulkner and many other loved ones. Phyllis is survived by her son Richard Bauer and wife Juleen; son Ronald Bauer; grandchildren Michael Bauer and wife Teresa; Dan Faulkner and wife Jesse, Amie Faulkner and fiancé Carl Peterson; Bob Faulkner and wife Mindy; Sheldon Faulkner and wife Jenny; and nine great grandchildren: Jessica, Shelby, Sydney, Bradley, Jakob, Shaylee, Noah, Dylan and Ellary. Funeral service will be at 1:30pm, Friday, June 13, 2014 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel with visitation prior to the service. Burial will take place at Foothills Gardens of Memory. A reception will be held following the burial at the American Legion, 315 S. Bowen St., Longmont. Memorial contributions may be made to TRU Community Hospice in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.
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Published in Longmont Times-Call on June 11, 2014