Funeral services for Miss Jennifer Bauer, 18 of St. Wendel fatally injured in an auto accident early Friday (12 Dec 1975) morning were conducted at
8:45 a.m. Tuesday at Pierre Funeral Home in Evansville, continued at 9:30 at
St. Wendel Catholic church. Burial was in the
Miss Bauer was killed about Friday when the Jeep she was riding in
crashed into a car crossing U.S. 460 at the intersection of Mesker Park Drive in Vanderburg
Co. The site, the most dangerous in this part of the state has been the
scene of numerous accidents including a number of injuries and several
A 1975 graduate of Central High School in Evansville, Miss Bauer
was riding home from a date with Bruce C. Arbeiter,
22, of Evansville, who was driving west on U.S. 460 the 1975 Jeep they were in
struck a car driven by Steve W. Kercher, 17,
Evansville, who was driving north on Mesker Park
Drive and was attempting to cross the highway. The Jeep overturned after
Miss Bauer was pronounced dead at DeaconessHospital at Arbeiter
was treated for minor injuries and released.
The accident victim was employed at Indiana Bell Telephone co.
Surviving are the parents Mr and Mrs.
Albert Bauer, a brother, Keith at home, a sister, Karen at home; and
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bauer, of Evansville.