Elsie M. Baer

Elsie M. Baer, 86, Irvona, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at DuBois Nursing Home.

She was born in Glen Richey, daughter of the late Joseph and Sylvia (Dunlap) Rowles.

Surviving are four daughters: Shirley Smith of York, Nancy Bynon of Albuquerque, N.M., Linda Ensbrenner of McKean and Janet McGarvey of Coalport; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Marjorie “Peg” Kashien of Glen Hope; and a brother, Paul Rowles of Riverview, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert T. “Jack” Baer; and three siblings: Dorothy “Dot” Lewis, Joann Rowles and Clark “Bud” Rowles.

Elsie worked as a school bus driver for Jones Bus Co. She was a member of Coalport United Methodist Church, Rainbow Strollers Camping and Dancing Group and Horseshoe Squares Square Dance Club.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Lloyd-Dimmick Funeral Home Inc., Irvona. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Coalport United Methodist Church, the Rev. Thomas McGill officiating. Interment will follow in Bell Cemetery, Glen Hope.