Richard C. Baes

November 5, 1933July 2, 2011

Richard C. Baes, age 77, of Gasport, entered into rest on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at his home. Born November 5, 1933 Chula Vista, CA he was the son of the late Charles and Lillian (Wruck) Baes. After graduating from Lockport High School in 1951, Richard joined the US Navy. He met and married his wife, Lois (Crabb) Baes, August 2, 1958 in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Mrs. Baes died August 8, 2004. After leaving the military he and his wife made their home in Gasport. Richard was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, life member of the Terry’s Corners Volunteer Fire Company, Terry’s Corners-Wolcottsville Benevolent Association, Lockport American Legion #410, Lockport Elks Lodge #41 and Niagara County Volunteer Fire Police Association. He enjoyed hunting, trap shooting, bowling, gardening and spending time with his family. He had lived in Gasport since 1964, previously of Two Rivers, Wisconsin and Lockport. Richard is survived by his loving children: Jeffrey (Amy) Baes of Gasport and Kim (Joe) Middione of Fresno, California. Dear grandfather of: Matthew, Marissa, and Michelle Middione of Fresno, CA, Stephen, Nicholas and Bryan Baes of Gasport and Samantha Reid of Gasport. Brother of: John Baes of Monroe, LA, Barbara (Robert) Boudreaux of Reidsville, NC and Glorine Jones of Monroe, LA. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Services for Richard on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 11:00 am from the Zion Lutheran Church, 4447 Central Avenue, Gasport, NY with the Reverend Rodney Klinzing officiating. Inurnment will be in Hartland Central Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Sherrie-Bream Funeral Home, Gasport, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to Terry’s Corners Volunteer Fire Company Building Fund, 7801 Chestnut Ridge Road, Gasport, NY 14067.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Richard C. Baes

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July 6, 2011

My sympathy on the loss of your loved one. He certainly contributed much to many groups and created many memories to be proud of. May you all cherish those memories and may they bring you comfort.

Claudia Walker Hall, grandaughter of George Baes from Gasport, NY.