Mr. William Bill Bauer, age 71, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2009. He was predeceased by his wife, Valerie Anne Bauer. He is survived by: daughters and son-in-law, Kimberly Bauer, Winder, GA, Lynne Ledford, Indiana and Kirsten and Ted Royals, Winder, GA; loving companion, Barbara Torbert, Hoschton, GA; grandchildren, Misty Ledford Reed, April Ledford Elrod, Josh Ledford, Alex Ledford, and Jessica Bauer; two great grandchildren, Tyler Reed and Hunter Ledford Elrod; mother, Helen Bauer, Pennsylvania; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Marie Bauer, Florida; sister and brother-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Eisenberg, Connecticut; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Bauer was born October 3, 1937 in Shenandoah, PA. He was a U. S. Navy veteran. He was retired from Scientific Atlanta in Norcross, GA. He was a member of the Winder Moose Lodge. He was of the Catholic Faith. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Lawrenceville, GA. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude's Children Hospital in memory of Bill Bauer. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133,