Doris Bauer, 71, of Topeka, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2011, at her home.
Visitation was held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at Dove Cremation and Funeral Service, followed by graveside services at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Helping Hands Humane Society of Topeka, 2625 NW Rochester Rd., Topeka, Kan., 66617-1201.
Born April 14, 1940, in Marshall, she was the daughter of C.E. and Irene (Brown) Whitney. On March 21, 1959, she married Oliver J. Bauer Jr., who preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1999. She graduated from Marshall High School in 1958.
She is survived by one daughter, Linda Berry of Berryton, Kan.; two sons, Hank Bauer and Jerry Bauer, both of Topeka; three grandsons; two granddaughters; one sister, Margaret Alfrey of Marshall; two brothers, Kelly Whitney of Russellville, Ark., and Roy Phillips of Marshall; and many nieces and nephews.