Catherine Bauer, 98


Catherine A. “Katie” Bauer, 98, of North Morristown, died on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the Mala Strana Health Care Center in New Prague. Catherine was born October 30, 1914, a daughter of Cornelius and Minnie (Kalien) Mahoney. She married Aaron Bauer on May 18, 1938, and he preceded her in death on August 25, 1988. She assisted her husband and son on the farm and was formerly employed by Faribault Foods. She is survived by four children Ardella Essmann, Stevens Point, WI, Elnora (Frank) Ingram, Waseca, Gerald (Myrna) Bauer, North Morristown, and Joyce Novotny, Montgomery; five grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren; four greatgreat- grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and three siblings James, John and Mary Mahoney. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Trinity Lutheran Church in North Morristown. Interment was at Concordia Cemetery in North Morristown. Arrangements were with the Boldt Funeral Home in Faribault.