Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

January 24, 2014

Charles R. Baehr

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

BUFFALO — Charles R. Baehr of Middleport passed away Friday, January 24, 2014, at Buffalo General    Hospital.

Mr. Baehr was born in Lockport, NY on October 18, 1935, son of the late Herman and Olive  (Waterstreet) Baehr and he had lived in the Town of Royalton all of his life.

He and his wife, Dorothy (Engert) Baehr, were married August 11, 1956, at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Wolcottsville, NY.

Mr. Baehr was employed as a Supervisor at Harrison Radiator Division, GMC, for 37 years,  retiring in l991.

He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Middleport, was a Life Member of      Terry's Corners Fire Company and was a Past Chief of the company.

He and his wife wintered in Florida for several years and he enjoyed his family, fishing, collecting antiques, garage sales, playing cards and was a New York Yankees fan.

He was predeceased by three brothers, Kenneth Baehr, Clarence Baehr and Wilford Baehr.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy C. Baehr; one son, Douglas Baehr of Gasport; two daughters, Jane (Robert) Stanley of Middleport and Linda (Mike) Drum of Gasport. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Sunday from 7 to 9 PM and Monday from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM at the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport, NY. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 133 Telegraph Road, Middleport, NY. Burial will be in Hartland Central Cemetery. Memorials to Holy Cross Lutheran Church would be appreciated by the Baehr family.

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