Bauer Jr., Elmer W. CFD Retired, age 82. Crete resident formerly of Chicago's Historic Pullman neighborhood. Retired in 1994 after a 27 year career as a Firefighter
for the City of Chicago Fire Department, where he served as a Department Photographer as well as with the Fireboat Squad. U.S. Navy
Veteran. Founding member of the Spaghetti O's. Husband for 57 years of Joan (nee Carli); father of Doris Bauer-Schrementi and Carl (Cynthia) Bauer; grandfather of Gino and Max Schrementi, Jason and Joseph Volk; great-grandfather of Kaitlyn Volk; son of the late Madeline and Elmer W. Bauer Sr.; brother of the late Doris Marie and Charles Schneider; brother-in-law of Frank (Kathy) and Gerald (Diane) Carli; beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews, and dear friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday, March 21st from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral services Friday 10:00 AM. Burial Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. 708-481-9230.