Born: September 02, 1923
Died: December 27, 2013
Edmer Theodore Baer, of Valley Springs, California, passed away peacefully Friday, December 27, 2013 in San Andreas at the age of 90.
He was born in Hoven, South Dakota on September 2, 1923, the fifth of 13 children, to the late Theodore and Lydia (Riede) Baer. Edmer was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. Edmer married Eloise (Lois) Mutzenberger on July 28, 1951 at the Lutheran Parsonage in Center, North Dakota. Edmer is survived by his wife Lois Baer of Valley Springs; sons, Dallas Baer and his wife Danelle of Valley Springs, CA, Myron Baer and his wife Sharon of Santa Rosa, CA; grandchildren, Joelle Weckerle and husband David, Dallas Jason Baer and wife Amber; Garrett Baer and Michaela Baer; great-grandchildren, Logan Baer, Bailey Baer, and Grace Weckerle, and many nephews and nieces especially Loretta Daigle and her family. He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers and five sisters and survived by sisters, La Verna Flemmer and Lila Reuer.
Edmer was always a hard worker, having worked on his parent’s farm, owned a gas station, and worked for 40 years as a foreman in commercial construction. He loved playing baseball, fishing, hunting, camping, dancing the polka and waltz, and watching old Westerns. Most importantly, he loved his family and friends.
Friends are invited to attend a visitation Friday, January 3, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. with a funeral service begining at 11:00 A.M. at Daneri Mortuary Chapel with interment at the Garden of Valor at Sunset View Cemetery in Jackson, Ca. Memorial contributions may be made to Community United Methodist Church in Valley Springs or the American Diabetes Association, 2720 Gateway Oaks Dr. #110, Sacramento, CA 95833. The family would like to thank the staff at the Mark Twain Convalescent Hospital and Bristol Hospice for their kind care of Edmer in his final months.
Edmer will always be remembered for his sense of humor, kind heart, and for his love of people, having never met a stranger in his life.