Marie Bauwens

Thursday, April 18, 2002

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie S. Bauwens 90, died Monday, April 15, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home.

She was born May 24, 1911, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Robert and Emma Steinbecker Cissell. She and Herman F. Bauwens were married May 23, 1935, at Belgique, Mo. He died May 16, 1982.

Bauwens had been a seamstress. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Ladies Sodality, and Daughters of Isabella.

Survivors include two sons, Wayne Bauwens of Perryville, Lee Bauwens of Tuscumbia, Ala.; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a sister and two brothers.

Friends may call at Miller Family Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and Friday from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. The parish wake with Daughters of Isabella and Ladies Sodality will be at 7 tonight. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Friday.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent's Church, with the Rev. Joe Williams officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.