CRYSTAL CITY — Louis F. Bauman, 89, of Crystal City, passed away Monday, December 7, 2009 at his residence. He was born October 6, 1920 at Zell, Missouri.
He was a retired owner/operator of Bauman Oil Company; member of Church of Our Lady, Festus; Elks Lodge 1721; VFW Post 3777; American Legion 253; Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Council 1230; and was in the US Army, WWII.
Preceded in death by Father, Leo Bauman; Mother, Philomina (nee Naeger) Bauman; Brothers, Frederick (the late Grace) Bauman, Menred (the late Theresa) Bauman, Allois (the late Marie) Bauman, Edwin (the late Wilma) Bauman; Sister, Regine (the late Raymond) Trautmann;
Survived by: Wife, Lynn A. (nee Fallert) Bauman, Crystal City; Daughter, Linda (Don) Reed, Hillsboro; Sons, Paul (Theresa) Bauman, Bonne Terre, Jeff (Vicki) Bauman, Andover, MN; Grandchildren, Grant (Terry Jo) Jokerst, Nicole (Steve) Krodinger, Scott (Carol) Reed, Jonathan (Amy) Bauman, Jeremy (Stephanie) Bauman, Joseph Bauman, Melissa (Garth) Myer, Tia Propst, Tori Propst, Abi Propst, Brooke (Justin) DuPont, Desiree (fiancé Alex Parkhouse) Bauman; Great Grandchildren, Brittney, Courtney, Camren and Nicolas Krodinger, Ella Jo Jokerst, Gabrielle and Eric Reed, Madeline, Tyler and Pierce Bauman, Gunner, Kira and Ava DuPont.
Visitation 3-8 p.m. Thursday, December 10, 2009 at Vinyard Funeral Home, Festus, Missouri. Services 10 a.m. Friday, December 11, 2009, Church of Our Lady, Festus, Missouri. Interment, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Crystal City, Missouri with Fr. John Kerber, Pastor, Church of Our Lady, Festus, Missouri and Fr. Donald Dalton. Memorials to: St. Jude’s Hospital for Children.