Mildred Bauerle - May 16, 2013
Mildred Bauerle, 91, of Julesburg, Colo. passed away Monday, May 6, 2013 in Julesburg.
Mildred was born Aug. 22, 1921 to Fred and Louise (Wieland) Marquardt at Champion, Neb. She was the sixth of a family of nine children. Her parents moved to a farm five miles northwest of Venango, Neb. when she was five. She attended county school District #73 near her home. Mildred was baptized on Sept 11, 1921.
On Nov. 24, 1938, Mildred was united in marriage to Albert Bauerle at her parent’s home in Sedgwick County, Colo. They lived on a farm south of Venango until 1945. In 1941, they purchased a farm of their own 16 miles southeast of Julesburg. To this union two children were born. Eugene Albert was born May 6, 1941 and Karolyn Louise joined the family on Oct. 8, 1946.
In December 1973 Albert and Mildred moved to their new home in Julesburg upon retiring from their farm. Mildred enjoyed the farm life and especially enjoyed being with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, in 1992. Also preceding her in death were a sister, Hilda Benker and brothers Oscar, Elmer, Arthur, Herman and Herbert.
Mildred is survived by a sister, Elsie Pirrie of Utica, Neb. and brother Marvin and wife Loraine of Venango; son Gene Bauerle and wife Dee of Julesburg and daughter Karolyn and husband Richard Radke of Brush, Colo.; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many friends and relatives.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 10 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Julesburg with Reverend Kurt Hatteberg officiating.
Burial followed at Hillside Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in Mildred’s name to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Julesburg or Sedgwick County Nursing Home.
Austin-Tennant Funeral Home of Julesburg was in charge of arrangements.