Ruth M. Bauer
QUINCY -- Ruth M. Bauer, 90, of St. Vincent's Home, died at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at the home. She was born Sept. 26, 1926, in Brighton, Iowa, a daughter of Matthew and Agnes (Gelski) Fritz. Ruth married Milton Bauer on July 25, 1953, in St. Joseph Church, East Pleasant Plain, Iowa. He preceded her in death Jan. 28, 2002. Ruth was a teacher, and she taught in Iowa schools and at St. Dominic School in Quincy. She also worked for 43 years until her retirement in 2012, in the office of her husband's business, Milt's Dental Lab. Ruth attended the Church of St. Peter. She loved reading, boating and gardening. Survivors include her sons, Daniel "Dan" Bauer and James "Jim" Bauer and his wife, Margaret, all of Quincy; brothers-in-law, the Rev. Roy Bauer of Quincy and Leo (Mary) Bauer of Fowler; and several nieces and nephews. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a sister, Louise Wehr. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial on Monday, Jan. 9, at Church of St. Peter, celebrant the Rev. Roy Bauer. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. VISITATION: There will be no visitation but friends are invited to the funeral Mass. MEMORIALS: Church of St. Peter or St. Vincent's Chapel. ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. WEBSITE: dukerandhaugh.com . Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com .
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