Trula Baer

Thursday, June 12, 2003

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Trula M. Baer, 84, of Perryville died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor.

She was born Nov. 27, 1918, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of Hugo and Louise Wichern Schnurbusch. She and Adolph W. Baer were married Oct. 12, 1940. He died Sept. 7, 1996.

Baer was retired from International Shoe Co. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include three sons, James Baer of Biehle, Mo., William Baer of St. Louis, Edward Baer of Perryville; a daughter, Janet Pingel of Perryville; three sisters, Viola Hirn and Alice Schott of St. Louis, Irma Meyer of Perryville; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home from 5 to 9 p.m. today, and Friday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. The parish wake will be held to-night.

Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Church. The Rev. Kevin Fausz will officiate. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.