Herman Baer Jr.


Herman Baer
Malad…. Herman Baer Jr., 78, of Malad, passed away on Thursday March 3, 2011. He was born June 10, 1932 in Nurnberg, Germany, a son of Hermann Sr. and Katherine Wirth Baer. Herman was raised and educated in Germany and learned the carpentry trade as a young man. In 1951, he came to America. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and later transfered to the Airborne Division. He had honorably served his country during the Korean War. Herman was married to Brigitte Langner and she later passed away following a long illness. With his skills learned earlier, Herman was able to work as a carpenter and was involved in many construction projects. He took a position as a Vo-Tech instructor at the Utah State Prison and was employed there for several years. Herman married Dagmar Weinlein on November 8, 1985 in Ely, Nevada and upon his retirement in 1997, they moved to Malad, where they have since resided. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, cookouts and was especially known for the pride he took in caring for his yard. Herman was a person who enjoyed and took care of other people, and he had many friends who will miss him. He is survived by his wife; Dagmar of Malad; children; Diana (Randy) Graham of Highland, UT. ; Dean (Kathy) Baer of Salt Lake City, Utah; Steven Baer of Ely, Nevada; Michael Baer of Salt Lake City, UT. Stepchildren; Heidi (Lorin) Duke of Riverton, Utah; Doris Sharp of Billings. Montana; Karin Cicio, of Las Vegas, Nevada; John (Elaine) Sharp of Salt Lake City, UT., and Natalie Sharp, also of SLC. UT. 25 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; 2 sisters; Dora Pfeiffer of Bountiful, Utah and Betty Eysser of Heber, Utah. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Brigitte, and one sister. Services will be held on Wednesday evening March 9, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Horsley Funeral Home, 132 W. 300 N. in Malad. There will be a viewing prior to services from 5:30-7:00 pm when friends and family are invited to visit. Burial will follow on thursday in Salt Lake City, Utah at 12 noon. (Please call 766-4330 for further information)

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