Amelia K. Bauer

Burial Date:

May 13, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

November 30, 1920 - February 22, 2017

Funeral Home:

Ridge Hill Memorial Park (Directions)


Ridge Hill Memorial Park - Graveside Service (Directions)

Amelia K. Bauer, age 96, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Hospital, Avon, on February 22, 2017. She was born in Lorain on November 30, 1920 and was a life-long resident of the area. She lived on Westwood Drive until she moved to Independence Village in Avon Lake, in June 2017. Amelia was a graduate of Lorain High School, class of 1939-A, where she was a proud member of the National Honor Society. 
During World War II, Amelia worked in a defense plant and was a Red Cross Nurses' Aide at St. Joseph's Hospital, in Lorain. In addition to this, she worked at Higbee's in Cleveland, the Auto Club in Lorain, as well as being a regular election poll worker. Being an avid bowler, she was a member of several Rebman's bowling leagues, including the Friday Seniors League. Amelia was a fan of the Cleveland Indians and Cavaliers. She enjoyed cooking, writing poetry, working on her crossword and jigsaw puzzles, and listening to talk radio. A homemaker her entire life, she cherished her time with her family.
Amelia had a pioneer attitude. She willingly agreed to participate in a 5 year heart study with the Cleveland Clinic. In April, 2012, she was patient number 5, of 20, in Cleveland to receive an experimental TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement). 
Amelia is survived by her 3 sons; Roger (Marilyn Bauer, of Avon, Richard (Michelle) Bauer, of Amherst, and Jeffrey (Jeril) Bauer, of Portsmouth. She is also survived by her 3 grandchildren; Jeanette (Erik) Brammer, of Groveport, Robert (Katelyn) Bauer, of Bellefontaine, and Katherine Bauer, of Toledo. Also surviving are her 2 great grandsons; Owen Brammer, who was 5 years old on February 21, and Oliver Brammer, who was born on February 24, 2017.
Amelia was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Walter F. Bauer, on November 17, 2007. They were married on September 26, 1945, enjoying 62 wonderful years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Karl and Anna (nee Kovacs) Kaspirek. Amelia was the last of her siblings, cherishing the memory of; John Kaspirek, Karl Kaspirek, Katie Ehrlich, Anna Anuskiewicz, Lee Kramer, and Rosella Kaspirek.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 4, from 10:00 am until the time of services at 12:00 pm, at the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. The Rev. Dr. Janet A. Long, Pastor of Washington Avenue Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Elyria, will officiate. Private burial will take place at a later date in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Amelia's memory, may be made to any of the following; Second Harvest Food Bank, 5510 Baumhart Road, Lorain, Ohio, 44053, The American Heart Assoiciation , Gift Processing Center, PO Box 78851, Phoenix, AZ 85062-8851, or to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, PO Box 96105, Washington DC, 20090-6105. 

Burial Location

Section: I - Garden of Gethsemane - North Lot Number: 642 Space: 1


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