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Mildred Bauerle - May 06, 2013


Mildred Bauerle, 91, of Julesburg, died May 6, 2013, in Julesburg. Mildred was born Aug. 22, 1921, to Fred and Louise (Wieland) Marquardt in Champion, Neb. She was the sixth of a family of nine children.

Her parents moved to a farm five miles northwest of Venango, Neb., when she was 5. She attended country school District #73 near her home. Mildred was baptized on Sept. 11, 1921.

On Nov. 24, 1938, Mildred was united in marriage to Albert Bauerle at her parents’ home in Sedgwick County. To this union, two children were born. Eugene Albert was born May 6, 1941, and Karolyn Louise joined the family on Oct. 8, 1946. They lived on a farm south of Venango until 1945. In 1941, they purchased a farm of their own 16 miles southeast of Julesburg.

In December 1973, Albert and Mildred moved to their new home in Julesburg upon retiring from their farm. Mildred enjoyed the farm life and especially enjoyed being with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, in 1992. Also preceding her in death were a sister, Hilda Benker; and brothers, Oscar, Elmer, Arthur, Herman and Herbert.

Mildred is survived by a sister, Elsie Pirrie of Utica, Neb.; brother, Marvin and wife Loraine of Venango; son, Gene Bauerle and wife Dee of Julesburg; daughter, Karolyn and husband Richard Radke of Brush; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many friends and relatives.

Funeral services were held May 10 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with Reverend Kurt Hatteberg officiating. Burial followed at Hillside Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in Mildred’s name to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Julesburg or Sedgwick County Nursing Home.

Austin-Tennant Funeral Home of Julesburg was in charge of arrangements.