Dolores “Dodi” Bauer

Dolores M. “Dodi” Bauer
1950 — 2018
Dolores M. Bauer, 67 of Oakdale, NE, passed away Friday, June 29, 2018 at Community Pride Care Center in Battle Creek, NE, surrounded by family.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Neligh, NE with Fr. Patrick Nields officiating.
Interment followed at St. Boniface Cemetery, Elgin. Visitation was held Monday at the church, with a 7 p.m. wake service.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin, NE is in charge of arrangements.
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Dolores Marie Bauer, the second child of Phillip and Mildred (Hupp) Pelster, was born August 12, 1950 at Norfolk, NE. She attended grade school at Wheeler County School District #3 and grew up on the ranch west of Elgin.
She went to school at St. Boniface School and was a member of the first graduating class of Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School in 1968.
She went to Bergan Mercy School of Radiologic Technology in Omaha and following graduation in 1970, she worked at Bergan Mercy Hospital.
On January 8, 1972, Dodi married Donald S. Bauer at St. Boniface Church in Elgin. They made their home on a farm northwest of Elgin and later on a farm near Oakdale. Along with raising their four children, Dodi worked as a radiologic technologist at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh and Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Dodi was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church and St. Francis Rosary Sodality. She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, sewing, crocheting, cooking and baking. Her famous apple pies will always be remembered, but never duplicated.
Most of all, she loved her family, spending much of her free time with her children and grandchildren.
Dodi is survived by her husband Don of Oakdale; four children: Terry (Mary) Bauer of Elgin; Krista (Robert) Demo of Fennimore, WI; Lori (James) Saville of Omaha; Scott (Keli) Bauer of Phillips; 13 grandchildren: Trenton, Heather, Austin and Natalie Bauer, Corbin and Brogan Demo, Landon, Colson and Gavin Saville, Anna, Ava, Stella and Maxton Bauer; nine siblings: JoAnn (Jim) Penne of Oakdale; Bonnie (Gary) Dinslage of Elgin; Phyllis (Dennis) Cleveland of Plainview; Bob (Janice) Pelster of Bartlett; Denny (Judy) Pelster of Burwell; Jeanine (Kurt) Saner of Dunning; Jeanette (Dave) Henn of Elgin; Marcia (Bob) Redler of Milford; Ginni (Bill) Fangman of Raeville; along with many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Dodi was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Mildred.