Myrtle Baer

Myrtle E. Baer of Ste. Genevieve, and formerly of Perryville, died on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. She was 99 years old.

She was born July 1, 1919 in Uniontown, Missouri, a daughter of Henry A. and Mary E. (Welker) Bohnert.

She and Herbert August Baer were married on August 24, 1937, and he preceded her in death on December 20, 1989.   

She is survived by two grandchildren, Doug Hahn and his wife Erika of Ste. Genevieve, Kelly Hahn of Perryville; seven great-grandchildren and, four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Adams; one brother, Delbert Bohnert; and one granddaughter, Dana Hahn Schaechterle.

She was an assembler at International Shoe Factory. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Silver Lake and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, Daughters of Isabella and American Legion Post 133 Auxiliary.

Funeral services were Friday, April 5, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Rev. Rich Wehrmeyer CM officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Young & Sons Funeral Home, Inc., of Perryville handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made for family use.

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