Frank (Frankel) Bauer, 76, a longtime resident of Chicago. Born in Morawitz, Romania on December 6, 1934 and immigrated to the US in 1955. In his youth he excelled as a competitive cyclist, skilled chess player and served in the US Army. He had a successful career as an electrical contractor running a business for over 20 years. Frank will always be remembered for his kind heart, endless generosity, sharp humor, and resiliency. Passed peacefully December 19, at his family home; survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Lana; his children Erich (Jane) and Carina; his sister Eva Sheehan, his brother-in-law Peter (Diane) Woronecki; many nieces and nephews; predeceased by his brothers, Phillip and Nikolaus Bauer. Resting at Theis-Gorski Funeral Home, 3517-27 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, Sunday, December 26, from 2 to 9 p.m. Funeral Monday, 11 a.m. from Theis-Gorski Funeral Home followed by burial at St. Luke Cemetery. For more information please call 773-463-5800.

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Published by Chicago Tribune on Dec. 26, 2010.
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To the the Bauer family,I wish you all better days to come, frank and Lana gave me a chance when no one else did.I am still in the electrical industry due in no small part to frank. May god welcome frank home with open arms,theirs a big party and some re-wiring happening in heaven. god bless the Bauer Family.
George Alicea
December 27, 2010
We are good friends with Eva Sheehan and would like to extend our condolences to the Bauer family. May god's love make your grief bearable.
Michele/Larry Prange
December 26, 2010
I will miss you FRANK. We always had a good chat. We where friends for many years. May GOD bless your soul. Your Friend George.
George Mocodeanu
December 26, 2010