July 3, 2022

William (Bill) Bauers


William (Bill) Bauers of Friend, KS passed away Monday, June 13, 2016. Bill was born October 23, 1939 in Fremont, NE to William and Alice (Neff) Bauers. 

He lived in several southeast Nebraska towns before returning to Fremont in 1956. He graduated from Fremont High School in 1959. After graduation he moved to Leoti, KS. He was married to Wanda Wewer on February 25, 1967 in Leoti, KS. She died July 30, 1978. 

He worked on the wheat harvest for 3 years from OK to ND and then for ‘Chief’ Anderson and Jerry Spradling by Leoti, KS. He lived in Modoc, KS and Friend, KS while working for Bunge Corporation (then Cargill) until his retirement. Bill had been an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous since 1977.

Survivors include 3 sons, Kevin Bauers of Washington, Kent Bauers and Suzan Bowser of Arizona, and Shad Bauers of , Michigan a daughter Toni Barber and her husband Daryl Barber of Texas. A sister, Petricia (Eugene) Nicholson of Fremont, Nebraska, brother David Bauers and his wife Sonja of Fremont, Nebraska and sister-in-law LaVonne Dahl of Scribner, Nebraska. Bill also had 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his step father, LeRoy Dahl and step brother, Duane Dahl. 

Memorial Services will be 10:30 A.M, Monday, June 20, 2016, at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, KS. Burial will be at a later date.