Hansel F. "Bud" Baer
Hansel F. “Bud” Baer
Hansel F. “Bud” Baer, 86, Wilkinson, passed away Tuesday evening August 20, 2013, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. He was born April 27, 1927, in Hancock County, the son of the late Shannon and Lucy (Heim) Baer.
Bud retired from Chrysler Corporation in 1982, after 32 years of service. He was a member of the Markleville Lodge # 629, Scottish Rite in Indianapolis and coached little league baseball.
Survivors include his daughters, Janice (Fred) Fisher of Markleville, Sheryl (Richard) Prehara of Pendleton; and son, Bob (Brenda) Baer of Anderson; grandchildren, Rob (Ginger) Fisher, Keegan (Andria) Cherry, Kevin (Kathy) Cherry, Kathee (Aaron) Cherry-Martin, Laura (Andy) Young, Katie (Sam) Ellis, Chad Baer, Robert (Tashina) Baer, Andrea Price, Heather Rankins, Austin (Katie) Baer; and 23 great-grand children.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Smith) Baer; and sister, Florence E. Wilson.
Friends may call from 4 - 8 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2013, at Condo and Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson. A Masonic Service will be at 7:30 p.m., conducted by the Markleville Lodge #629. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2013, at the funeral home with Fred Girdwood officiating. Burial will follow at McCray Cemetery in Wilkinson.
Online condolences can be made at www.condoandson.com.