The Norman Transcript

Legacy

January 6, 2013

Larie H. Bauer (Schwartz)

NORMAN — Larie H. Bauer (Schwartz), 73, of Richland Heights, Mo., passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.

Larie requested a private funeral with her family at the resting place of her beloved parents and brother in Southampton, N.Y.

Larie was born Jan. 26, 1939, in Westbury, N.Y., to Paul E. Bauer and Marie Lauden-Bauer. She attended Westbury High School and then Cazenovia College in upstate New York. She later moved to Norman to raise her family.

Laurie enjoyed her many friends and familiy in life from Westbury; Norman; Hollywood, Fla.,; Asheville, N.C.; and St. Louis. Throughout her life, she enjoyed writing letters, playing cards, dancing, volunteering for countless charities, politicial and social events, and reveled in her relationships with many churches, namely St. John’s Episcopal Church in Norman.

She was a supporter of the arts, a caregiver, and an amazing cook who loved to entertain. Larie “dressed with flair” and enjoyed (especially) hats, shoes and shopping. She had an artistic talent, making beautiful Christmas wreaths each holiday season, and numerous pieces of jewelry and ceramic pottery items through her life.

Her family and friends recall how she could light up a room when she walked in and she will be remembered for her wonderful smile, sharp wit, infectious laugh and warm heart.

Larie was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Boetel of Ashville, and brother, Paul Bauer of Southampton.

Survivors include her daughter, Kari S. Pratt and husband Steve Pratt, and their children, Lauren Pratt, Stephanie Pratt and Ben Pratt, all of St. Louis; her sons, Robert L. Schwartz II and his children, EmmaLee Schwartz and Jake Schwartz, all of Dallas, and Jamesl L. Schwartz and his wife, Brook S. Beavers, of Norman; sister, Jayne Bauer-Hughes of Clearwater, Fla., and many loving nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 50 Crestwood Executive Center, Suite 401, St. Louis, MO 63126.

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Legacy
  • Col. Robert Clark Armstrong

    Col. Robert Clark Armstrong, 76, of Norman, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 24, 2013, in Norman. Robert was born March 19, 1937, in Jacksonville, Texas, the son of Robert Curtis and Cleonna Christine (Smith) Armstrong....

    March 27, 2013

  • Wendell Troy Peck

    Wendell Troy Peck, 68, went to be with his Savior on Tuesday morning, March 19, 2013, with his family by his side. Wendell Troy “Wink” was born in Oklahoma City on July 1, 1944, the son of George and Juanita Peck....

    March 27, 2013

  • Cassia Anice Mealor

    Cassia Mealor, 56, of Norman, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, in Norman. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. today. Services will be 2 p.m. today in the Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel, 3401 Havenbrook St. in Norman.  Arrangements for Cassia ...

    March 27, 2013

  • Norma Lee (Reppert) Allensworth

    Norma Lee (Reppert) Allensworth, 82, of Bellevue, Mich., died March 21, 2013. She was born Jan. 12, 1931, the daughter of Harley and Gussie (Starkey) Barnard in Norman....

    March 26, 2013

  • Donnie Ray Fountain

    Donnie Ray Fountain, 66, of Norman, died Saturday, March 23, 2013. He was born May 3, 1946, to Tommy Dee and Edna Murl (Johnson) Fountain in Oklahoma City....

    March 26, 2013

  • James Dean Sterling

    James Dean Sterling, 80, died peacefully Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the Norman Veterans Center. He was born Sept. 5, 1932, in Oklahoma City to James Hubert Sterling and Lottie Z. (McCalip) Sterling.  Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at ...

    March 26, 2013

  • James H. (Jim) Ballard

    James H. (Jim) Ballard, 79, died on March 21, 2013, in Purcell, after a long battle with cancer. Jim was born Dec. 31, 1933, in Norman, one of three children born to Hardin Ballard and Evelyn Glasco Ballard. Private memorial services for ...

    March 26, 2013

  • George Donald Moore

    George Donald Moore, 81, died peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Countryside Nursing Home in Pilot Point, Texas. He was born in Oklahoma City on Nov. 12, 1931, to Fred C. Moore and Myrtle L. (Brown) Moore....

    March 25, 2013

  • Myrtle Harris

    Myrtle Harris, 98, of Norman, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013 at Norman Regional Hospital. Myrtle was born Dec. 22, 1914 in Newcastle. She was the second child of six children born to Decator Elmer Birden and Venie Lee (Ketner)....

    March 24, 2013

  • Steve Howard

    Steve Howard, 54, of Norman, was called home March 22, 2013, at his home after an extended struggle against early onset Familia Alzheimer’s Disease. He was born Oct. 30, 1958, in Oklahoma City to Marshall and Shirley (Bayles) Howard....

    March 24, 2013