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Person Page 25

Erich K. Bauer1

born 30 April 1929, died 27 November 2006
Photo of Erich Bauer, 16 Apr 2004. (Photo:

Family: Maria Goth (born 24 October 1934, died 16 March 1998)

Facts and Notes

  • Religious Affiliation: Catholic
  • Anecdote: See person note1
  • Birth: 30 April 1929; Forchheim, Bayern, GermanyB1
  • Marriage: Before 1958; Anni had been previously married and had children2
  • Marriage: 4 July 1958; Maria Goth3
  • Occupation: Before 2006; Bayern, GermanyB; Laid asphalt and tar1
  • Death: 27 November 2006; Forchheim, Bayern, GermanyB; Erich passed away in his sleep during the night of 25-26 November. He had been suffering from a number of ailments, including an enlarged heart, and Marianne (Bauer) Reyes said that she thought his heart had given out in his sleep.1,4
  • Burial: 7 December 2006; Forchheim Town Cemetery, Forchheim, Bayern, GermanyB4,1
  • Note: Person Notes: Served in german army at end of WW-II. The army was in such disarry at that time that he found it easy to desert and return home almost at will. He was seriously burned at one point by hot tar while working on the roof at a construction project. Burns required lengthy hospital stay and skin grafts.


  1. [S587] Reyes, Robert, Firsthand knowledge, Reyes, Robert, Lorton, Virginia. Firsthand knowledge, Memories of my uncle Erich Bauer
  2. [S756] Reyes, Roy and Marianne, Personal interview, 3 Nov 2009, Salinas, California. The interview was conducted by Robert Reyes
  3. [S583] Reyes, Marianne, "Information Relating to Bauer Family Relations", Reyes, Marianne. "Information Relating to Bauer Family Relations". Handwritten Notes. Germany, early 2000's. Privately held by Robert Reyes, Lorton, Virginia, 2016, These notes were based on discussions with the individuals listed or their immediate family members
  4. [S12] Pfarrei St. Martin, Weihnachtspfarrbrief (St. Martin Parish, Christmas newsletter), Death announcements, pg 12; listing for Erich Bauer