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Frank Bayer

February 7, 1928 — November 5, 2016

Frank was born February 7, 1928 to Robert Bayer and Agnes (Shupak) Bayer in Temple, Texas.

Frank loved farming, and ranched his whole life. He started working his mother and father-in-law's hay and cotton business, where he worker sunup ‘til sundown. Shirley and Janice also helped pick cotton and drive the truck. Frank worked at Alcoa for 40 years beginning in 1952 when it opened. Frank loved his dogs and cattle; he always fed his animals and cattle treats, morning and night. He loved spending time with his family and doing his ranching, baling hay and riding around on the tractor with them. He liked going to cook-offs and sampling all the food. He would always put special thoughts when he wrote cards for his family. Frank served his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Army as PFC. Shirley and Janice shared many stories and loved their memories of their childhood with their Daddy. He would always call and check on his close friends, Glenn, Alton, Sr., Joe, and Bernadette. Frank will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Martha Jean Beran; second wife, Loretta Stokes; and brother, Alfonse Bayer.

He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley & Lonnie Macik of Bryan, Janice & Mark Ofczarzak of Caldwell; brother, Ben Bayer of New Jersey; sister and brother-in-law, Bernadette & Joseph Beran of Deanville; grandchildren, Billy & Michelle Brown, Kelly & Brandon Kitchens, Megan Henley, Adam & Mallory Ofczarzak; great grandchildren, Landon Brown, Holden Kitchens, Regan Henley and Madison Miller.

Pallbearers will be Adam Ofczarzak, Billy Brown, Landon Brown, Brandon Kitchens, Holden Kitchens, Mark Ofczarzak, Lonnie Macik, and Clifford Brinkman. Honorary pallbearers are Glenn Brinkman, Alton Ofczarzak, Sr., Joseph Beran, David Schoenemann, Mike Ofczarzak, Joe Ofczarzak, Ernest Ofczarzak, Joe Provazek, Jerry Schaffer, Jacob Beran, Mike Muzny, Clayton Brinkman, Randy Bayer, and Milton Charanza.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Holy Rosary Cemetery Fund.

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From Caldwell: south on 36 South, turn right onto 976, then left onto 2774, destination will be on the right approximately 2 miles.


SERVICES
Visitation

Tuesday, November 08, 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

STRICKLAND FUNERAL HOME - CALDWELL
530 HWY 36 SOUTH
CALDWELL, Texas 77836

Rosary

Tuesday, November 08, 2016
7:00 PM

STRICKLAND FUNERAL HOME - CALDWELL
530 HWY 36 SOUTH
CALDWELL, Texas 77836

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, November 09, 2016
10:00 AM

Holy Rosary Catholic Church
CR 2774
Frenstat, Texas

From Caldwell: south on 36 South, turn right onto 976, then left onto 2774, destination will be on the right approximately 2 miles.

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