first_imgGlenna L. Bauer, age 102, of Brookville, Indiana died Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Ridgewood Legacy Health Campus in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Born August 9, 1914 in Franklin County, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Cornelius & Katherine (Klemme) Beckman. On June 27, 1936 she was united in marriage to William G. Bauer, and he preceded her in death on July 30, 1996. A homemaker, Mrs. Bauer also served as bookkeeper for the family business, Bauer Trucking. She was a member of St. Peters United Church of Christ in Klemmes Corner, where she had held various positions over the years. She had written the Klemmes Corner Community Column for the Brookville Newspapers for many years; was a member of the Franklin County Fair Board & Franklin County Extension Boards for many years; in addition to being a 4-H Leader for 45 years. She along with her late husband were also active in the Model T & Model A Ford Clubs. Survivors include four children and their spouses, Aleen (William) Thackery, Wayne (Linda) Bauer all of Brookville, Indiana; Rosalie (Major) Weber of Cape Coral, Florida, and Nelson (Lisa, deceased) Bauer of Norwood, Ohio; a brother, Lester Beckman of Greenwood; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Alvin Beckman; 10 Grandchildren, Brenda (Charles) Bohl, Todd (Anne) Thackery, Bill Bauer, Fred Bauer, Rob (Rita) Bauer, Lara Weber, Maj (Heather) Weber, Aaron (Mindy) Bauer, Keith Bauer, Gregory Bauer; 14 great-grandchildren, Andy Bohl, Matthew Bohl, Mariah Bohl, Katie (Ben Keller) Thackery, Hannah Thackery, Adam (Brittany) Thackery, Abigail Thackery, Hannah Bauer, Ethan Bauer, Hunter Weber, Noah Weber, London Weber, Rory Bauer, Sadie Bauer; one great-grandson, Gideon Keller. In addition to her parents & husband, William, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Lisa Bauer; five siblings, Ezra Beckman, Irene Baudendistel, Alvin Beckman, Marie Redelman and Vernie Beckman; 2 nephews and 1 niece. Family & friends may visit from 4 till 7:00 P.M. on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Klemmes Corner United Church of Christ, 11001 Bossert Road, Brookville, Indiana. Burial will then follow in St. Peters United Church of Christ Cemetery Klemmes Corner. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Peters United Church of Christ Cemetery Fund or the Franklin County 4-H Association. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Glenna Bauer, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit

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