Wyoming—Mrs. Dora Bayer, 81, of the Camp Grove area, died Sunday
evening at St. Francis hospital, Kewanee, where she has been a patient
for 23 months.
Born March 23 1876, in Peoria, she was a daughter
of Charles and Cathryn Abele Kratz. She was married in Peoria to Chris
Bayer and he died in 1946.
Surviving are three sons, Joe and
Frank Bayer, both of Camp Grove, and Herbert Bayer of Plainfield; one
daughter, Mrs. Fred (Helen) Streitmatter Wyoming; one step-son, Elmer
Bayer, Wyoming; 16 grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Sylvia Folkers,
Mrs. Lydia Cushin and Mrs. Sarah Sordison, all of Peoria. Her parents, a
step-son, Edward Bayer, and one brother, Charles Kratz, preceded her in
Services will be conducted at 1:30 p .m. CST Wednesday at
St. Timothy’s Lutheran church Castleton. Burial will be in Pleasant
Valley cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today at the Cox