Doris Bauer

November 5, 1930January 12, 2012

Doris Bauer, (Griffith), age 81 of Commerce Twp., passed away Thursday, January 12, 2012. Beloved husband of Bill for 58 years, Loving mother of Ceci (Tim Flynn) Bauer, Beth (Bob Wallick) Bauer, Matt Bauer, Colleen (David) Maxwell, Steve (Michelle) Bauer and the late Michael Bauer, proud grandmother of 9, sister of Keith (Marilyn) Griffith. Doris enjoyed playing tennis and golf. Before leaving to raise her family, she taught in the Ann Arbor and Madison heights areas. She volunteered at Beaumont Hospital for over 25 years and was past president of the Oakland County Medical Society Auxiliary. The memorial visitation will be on Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black and Son Funeral Home, 3295 E. Highland Rd., Highland with a scripture service at 7:00 p.m. The Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2012, at St. Patrick Church, 9086 Hutchins Rd., White Lake. The family will greet visitors at the church on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the memorial Mass at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Angela Hospice, Alzheimer’s Association or Open Door.


  • Memorial Visitation Friday, January 13, 2012
  • Scripture Service Friday, January 13, 2012
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 14, 2012

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January 18, 2012

Bill and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during such a difficult time. You and Doris were there to support us through our marriage preparation. Your words of wisdom continue with us on our journey. Wishing you peace, love and light.
Brian and Lynn Partogian

January 14, 2012

Until we meet again, dear friend. Elaine Schramke

kirsti hart-negrich

January 14, 2012

Card games and laughter- your parents' home was always open to us....The last emergency visit I had to Beaumont, your Mom was on volunteer staff and took great care of me.
Ceci, Matt, Biz, Steve, Colleen, and Bill, you will alsways be family to us and we feel your loss strongly.
All our love and positve thoughts are with you, Kir, Gary, Kara and Blake

Mark Burns

January 13, 2012

To the Bauer Family,

Your mother has always been a second mother to the Burns family, She is so loved by all of us and will always remain in our hearts.

She is now wrapped in God's arms and smiling down on all of you.

Our Love, Prayers and Strength are with all of you.

Love, Debbie, Mark and Mark Jr.

January 13, 2012

Doris was always fun to be with when I knew her. She gave of herself to family, friends, and others. She will be missed. My deepest sympathies go out to Bill and family. May you find comfort in the cherished memories of Doris.
Amy Bauer

Susan Driscoll

January 13, 2012

To our friends Ceci, Matt and Biz and family. Our sympathathies and love are with you at this time. Amidst the sadness of saying good bye to your mother we wish you peace. Peter, Susan, Annie, Michael and John Driscoll.