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Afternoon Update


August 22, 2013

Hansel F. 'Bud' Baer

April 27, 1927 - Aug. 20, 2013

WILKINSON — Hansel F. “Bud” Baer, 86, of Wilkinson, passed away Tuesday evening Aug. 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 Corp. 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 daughters, Janice (Fred) Fisher of Markleville, and Sheryl (Richard) Prehara of Pendleton, 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 and Austin (Katie) Baer; and 23 great-grand children.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Smith) Baer; and sister, Florence E. Wilson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Condo and Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson with Fred Girdwood officiating. Burial will follow in McCray Cemetery in Wilkinson.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Masonic service will be at 7:30 p.m., conducted by the Markleville Lodge 629.

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