(April 10, 1921 - February 14, 2011)
Margaret Irene Bauck, age 89, passed away on Monday, February 14, 2011 at the Wichita County Long Term Care Center in Leoti, Kansas. Margaret was born April 10, 1921 in Leoti, Kansas, the daughter of George Jeff & Minnie Robison Gilmore. She graduated from Wichita County High School in 1939 and on October 1, 1941 married George Bauck at St. Theresa Catholic Church in northwest Wichita County, Kansas. She became a farm wife/homemaker, enjoyed membership in the Wichita County H.D.U. and served as a cook at High Plains School for many years. Margaret later became a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti, Kansas where she served on many of the different outreach committees. She also enjoyed playing with her weekly bridge club.
Margaret’s surviving family includes- Her husband George Bauck- Leoti, Kansas One son and his wife Tom & Michelle Bauck- Hutchinson, Kansas One daughter and her husband- Marie & Scott Harper- Olathe, Kansas Five grandchildren- Leslie Schwartz, Karen Jimison, Jolie Price, Angie Schleuning & Tisha Funk Two great grandchildren- Payton Jimison and Kendall McNeal
A sister, Ruth Asmussen, and four brothers, Carl Gilmore, Lloyd Gilmore, Melvin Gilmore and Junior Gilmore, preceded her in death.
Vigil services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 17, 2011 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti, Kansas.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 18, 2011 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti, Kansas with Father Benjamin Martin officiating.
Burial will be in St. Theresa Cemetery in Northwest Wichita County, Kansas.
Friends may call from 5:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church or the Leoti E.M.T.’s in care of the funeral home.
Obituary courtesy of Price and Sons Funeral Homes of Garden City, Scott City, Leoti and Tribune.