Aliene M. Bauer, 91 of Waco, formerly of Rockdale, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, at St. Catherine’s in Waco.

A graveside service was held Monday, Aug. 31, at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.

Ms. Bauer was born March 25, 1929, in Rockdale to Fritz A. and Dorothy E. (Taylor) Bauer.

She graduated from Rockdale High School in 1946 and was a member of the marching band.

Ms. Bauer began her career at Rockdale State Bank, where she worked 15-plus years. She was part of the original team that organized and formed Rockdale Federal Credit Union for Alcoa employees.

Ms. Bauer was a prominent business owner of several Rockdale businesses and continued to enjoy working with the public, even after her retirement.

She enjoyed sports, working in her yard, cooking, embroidery and puzzles. She had been an avid bowler and loved to be around people, especially her grandchildren.

Ms. Bauer was preceded in death by a son, Jon York on Oct. 15, 2019, and her parents, Fritz A. and Dorothy E. Bauer.

Survivors are a daughter, Yvette McCoy and husband John of Rockdale; five grandchildren, Adam McCoy, Evan McCoy, Emily Shelton, Taylor York and Stephen York; a sister, Josie Boswell of Rockdale; and niece and nephew, Barry Boswell and Dottie San Martin of San Antonio.

Rockdale Reporter

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