LEOTI — George C. Bauck, 96, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti.
He was born Dec. 25, 1916, in the St. Theresa community of northwestern Wichita County, to John C. and Theresa Goetz Bauck.
A lifetime resident of Wichita County, Mr. Bauck was a farmer and rancher. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
On Oct. 1, 1941, he married Margaret Irene Gilmore in Wichita County. She died Feb. 14, 2011, in Leoti. He also was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include a son, Thomas G. Bauck of Hutchinson; a daughter, Marie A. Harper of Olathe; a brother, Clement Bauck of Leoti; two sisters, Margaret Wieser of Leoti, and Lucille Page of Albany, Wis.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Vigil service will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in St. Theresa Cemetery with full military honors provided.
Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti. Condolences may be sent at www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church or Leoti Emergency Medical Technicians, both in care of the funeral home.