In Memory of Mrs. Patricia M. Bauer

Patricia Marie Bauer

July 3, 1938  –  December 26, 2022


Patricia Marie Bauer, 84, of Colorado Springs, Colorado passed away on December 26, 2022, in her home. She entered this life on July 3, 1938, in Caracas, Venezuela daughter of Lemuel and Florence Eldridge. Pat went to school in Santa Barbra, California and graduated in 1956. She retired as an executive secretary in civil service after 14 years of faithful work.

In her spare time, Pat enjoyed playing tennis into her 70’s, and was an avid gardener. She was an enthusiastic member of several book clubs and a faithful member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs.

Pat is preceded in death by her parents, son, Mark and her brother, Lemuel C. Eldridge.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her husband, John Bauer of Colorado Springs; daughter, Lori Quakenbush and spouse Brian of Fairbanks, AK; grandson, Isak and spouse Beth Quakenbush and great grandchildren, Piper and Benjamin, of Windsor, Ontario, Canada; sister, Virigina and spouse Dick of Santa Barbara, CA; stepdaughter, Ann Trenton of St Helen’s, OR, Sara Bauer and granddaughter Kyra of Casa Grande, AZ; stepson, Jeremy and spouse Briana and granddaughter Madeline of Falcon, CO.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Compassus Hospice & The Springs Funeral Services for their care and compassion.

Pat’s memorial service will be held on January 28, 2023, at 10:30 am at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 5265 North Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado. An inurnment at Pikes Peak National Cemetery will take place later in summer.

“She was my companion, my love, my friend in life’s journey who lived faith, hope and love by God’s grace.” ~ John Bauer (her husband)