Arlene A. Bauman, 90, of Palmyra, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Lebanon, PA. She was born on Tuesday, July 22, 1930, to the late Paul and Naomi (Stauffer) Auker. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Elwood Bauman.
Arlene was an avid cook and baker who also had a green thumb and loved to tend to her garden. She was the best listener and she was very caring to everyone who knew her. Arlene spent most of her life at home caring for her children and family. Most importantly, she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.
She is survived by her children, Shirley A. Weaver, and husband, Mervin, of Lititz, Sylvia J. Bomgardner, and husband, Carl, of Annville, Randy L. Bauman, and wife, Brenda, of Grantville, and Rodney L. Bauman, and wife, Sharon, of Annville, 13 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by a grandchild, Austin Bauman, brothers, Daniel Auker and Orville Auker, and sister, Pauline High.
A funeral will be held Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Stauffers Mennonite Church, 790 Bachmanville Rd., Hershey, PA 17033. A viewing will be held from 9 a.m. until the start of the service. A viewing will also be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078.
Burial will take place at Stauffer’s Church Cemetery on Friday after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the East Hanover Mennonite Church, c/o Dwight Charles, 1147 Stonemill Dr., Elizabethtown, PA 17022.
Arrangments have been entrusted to the Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.FinkenbinderFamily.com.