Carl Bauder -- 1965
The community was saddened by the death
of Carl J. Bauder, Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Colorado General Hospital in
Denver. He was taken to the Presbyterian Hospital in Denver Oct.
25. Relatives and friends paid final tribute to him at funeral rites
held Saturday, Dec. 4, at the St. Paul's American Lutheran Church.
Pastor Walter Rath officiated at the 2 p.m. services.
The church choir sang "Children of the Heavenly
Father" and "I'm But A Stranger Here". Organist was Joyce Pischke. Casket bearers were Paul Janssen, Jim Rawson, Oscar Farnsworth, Dale
Hanna, Herman Ridder, and Otto Woodrick. Honorary casket bearers
were Gayle Gaither, Earl Burke, Alvin Barber, Gene Pralle, Wilbur Richardson
and Victor Ochs. Bartlett and Co. men attending were Philip F. Snow
of Kansas City; Myrle Shirley of St. Francis; Harlan Lewis of Yuma; Don
Kosch of Eads; Lloyd E. Gillespie and G. Seemann of Levant, Kan.; and Gayle
Gaither of Lamar.
Carl John Bauder was born May 30, 1902
in Burlington the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Bauder. He passed away
Nov. 30, 1964 after a brief illness.
He was baptized and confirmed in the
Lutheran faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church near Bethune. On July
17, 1927, he was united in marriage to Ruth Irene Goebel. To this
marriage was born one child, Shirley Jean.
Carl operated a farm north of Burlington, which
was the homestead of his parents, and raised cattle for several years.
He and his family moved to Burlington in January of 1947. He began
working for Bartlett Grain Company in 1948, later becoming the manager
of the local elevator, a position which he held until his death.
He possessed a wonderful sense of humor which
was evident even to the end of his life. He served on the Burlington
town council for a term of two years. He was a member of the St.
Paul's Lutheran Church and a member of the Burlington Odd Fellow Lodge
In August of this year Carl won an eight-day
Hawaiian vacation by jet airliner for he and his wife, in a sales contest
sponsored by Northrup King and Co. in which he had the greatest sales increase
of any Northrup King Dealer in eastern Colorado in 1965.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew
and Christina Bauder; a sister, Bertha; and a brother, Gottlieb.
Surviving him are his wife, Ruth; a daughter,
Mrs. Dale Mangus; a son-in-law, Dale Mangus of Burlington; three grandsons,
Larry Gene, Stanley Rex and Tony Del Mangus; six sisters, Christina Hartl
and Bertha Castle of Golden, Mary Quiggle and Louise Quiggle of Wray; Clara
Loyd of Loveland and Katie Coad of Canon City; four brothers, Chris and
Andrew Bauder of Burlington; William Bauder of Oregon and Ludwig Bauder
of Idaho; and many other relatives and friends.
Burial was at Fairview Cemetery.