Betty L. Bauer, 87, of Menominee, Mich., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at her home. Betty was born on May 13, 1932, in Menominee to the late Anton and Angeline (Kramer) Nerat.  
   On May 29, 1954, Betty married Richard Bauer in Menominee.  Richard preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2004. Betty worked in payroll at Fish Net and Twine for many years. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing cards, going to the casino, watching the Packers and listening to Maroon football on the radio. Betty was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church and the Sloga Lodge.
    Survivors include her two sons: Gary Bauer of Marinette, Wis., and Keith (Linda) Bauer of Menominee; two grandsons: Jason Bauer of Escondido, Calif., and Justin (Alicia) Bauer of Suamico, Wis.; and sister-in-law,  Vera “LaVerne” (Clarence) Poupore of Waukegan, Ill.  Betty was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Nerat.
    Family will receive friends at Cadieu Funeral Home on Sunday June 9, 2019, from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service at 3 p.m., with Deacon Vince Beckley officiating.  
    Burial will be in Birch Creek Cemetery.