Elaine A. Bauer

Born: Friday, January 20th 1928 in York, Nebraska
Died: Sunday, June 16th 2019 in Seward, Nebraska
Age: 91 years, 4 months and 27 days
Memorials In Care Of
Bauer Family
Visitation Time(s)
Signing of Remembrance Book
June 28, 2019
at Volzke Funeral Home
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Service: 1:00 pm - Saturday, June 29th 2019
Officiating: Pastor Arthur Schauer
Inurnment: Mound Prairie Cemetery

The family of Elaine A. Bauer wishes to invite you to join them for food and fellowship at the St. John Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall following the graveside service at 2:00 p.m.

Elaine A. Bauer was born on January 20, 1928 to Albert and Lillian (Firnhaber) Prochnow in York, Nebraska. She attended St. John Lutheran Grade School in Seward and then Concordia High School in Seward, graduating in 1945. Following high school, she attended National Business Institute in Lincoln, graduating in 1946. She worked for First Federal Savings & Loan as a stenographer for 2 years. On August 22, 1948, Elaine was united in marriage to Wilbur “Tim” Bauer at St. John Lutheran Church in Seward. She helped Wilbur on the farm until his death in 1956. Elaine was a devoted mother to her three children. She touched many lives while working with her mother at Stylecraft Fashion Shop for 30 years retiring, in 1989. She then worked in the St. John School cafeteria for 10 years, retiring in 2001. Elaine was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. Elaine passed away on June 16, 2019 in Seward, Nebraska at the age of 91 years, 4 months and 27 days. She is survived by her son, Tom Bauer, Seward, Nebraska; daughter, Cokie (Larry) Wayne, Lincoln, Nebraska; grandchildren, Keri Wayne-Browne (Mike Browne), Bob (Candace) Wayne, Derek (Tanya) Wayne, Quentin (Jeannie) Bauer, Blake Bauer, Trevor (Kelsey) Bauer; great grandchildren, Trey (Amanda) Wayne, Mekhi and Keir Wayne-Browne, Paxton, Jordyn and Christian Wayne, Hayden, Jax and Crew Bauer, Coltin Bauer; great-great grandchild, Emerie Kay Wayne; sister, Joanne (Ben) Marxhausen, Lincoln, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Marian (Don) Leff, Kirbyville, Missouri; nieces, nephews,cousins, many friends and relatives. Elaine was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur “Tim” Bauer; son, Reginald “Reggie” Bauer; parents, Albert and Lillian Prochnow; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene “Bud” and Jean Prochnow; father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Anna Bauer; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Don and Betty Bauer.

Elaine Bauer

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