The Obit For Ray Bauer

Ray Bauer
(1917-2010) September 19, 2010

Ray Bauer, 93, of Clovis, New Mexico, died Friday, September 17, 2010, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born July 16, 1917, in Portland Oregon to Adam and Karrie Shafer Bauer.

He moved to Clovis to play professional baseball with the Pioneers and was known as "Power Bauer". He was drafted by the Reds straight from high school and was sent to Clovis to play minor league. He never moved on up because he was drafted by the U. S. Army and served during World War II. He married Dorothy Dale April 22, 1951, in Clovis. He owned and operated Bauer Auto Supply in Clovis. He was a member of the V. F. W. and loved to play golf.

He is survived by 2 sons, Scott Bauer of Henderson, Texas and Jim Dobbs of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 6 grandchildren, Vernon Dobbs (Felicia) of Clovis, Charles Dobbs (Stephanie) of San Angelo, Texas, John Scott Bauer, Rachel Sparks, Monica Garcia, and Shaina Breedlove all of Texas and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; 1 son, Dick Dobbs; 1 sister, and 1 brother.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at Living Stones Community Church of the Nazarene in Clovis with Pastor Darwin Speicher officiating.

The family has chosen cremation with no viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home, 800 E. Manana, Clovis, New Mexico 88101, 575-763-5541.

You may visit to sign the online guest register.