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Obituary: Bauer, Peggy J. (Reed)

Age 80

BAUER, Peggy J.

(Reed) (Age 80) Of Ione, Washington, passed away on November 25, 2012 in Spokane, Washington.

She was born in Mountain Grove, MO, October 8, 1932 to Thomas Reed and Daisy (Richardson) Reed.

Peggy graduated from Mountain Grove High School in the top of her class.

She was married to William R. Bauer in 1954.

They had three sons, Danny R. Bauer, Robert E. Bauer and James T. Bauer.

She moved from the family farm to town and worked in a grocery store to support herself the last two years of high school.

She married William and moved to Spokane.

They then moved to Metaline Falls, WA and finally Ione, WA.

She and William owned two laundromats that she helped with while working as a baker in Kelly’s Bakery.

She then was a short order cook at Porter’s Cafe.

She went on to drive a school bus for Selkirk School District for over 20 years and paved the way for women starting to drive busses in the county.

She is survived by sons Robert and wife, Mary, of Midwest City, OK and James and wife, Cynthia, of Ione, WA; ten grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 35 years, and her eldest son, Danny.

Memorial service will be held at Spokane Memorial Garden Cemetery in Spokane WA at 12:30 PM Friday, November 30, 2012.


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