Elsie J. Bauer, of Union passed away on February 10, 2023 at Overlook Hospital in Summit. She was 87.
Born in Newark, NJ to Eugene and Elise Brauer, she was a life-long resident of Union. Elsie graduated from Union High School and married her husband, Ralph, in 1959. She worked for Reisen Lumber in Kenilworth as bookkeeper, retiring in the early 2000’s. Elsie was a member of Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church in Union.
She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Bauer. She is the loving sister of Evelyn Pytell (Stanley), Rudolph Brauer, and the late Frieda Staeger. She is survived by her brother-in-law, Paul Staeger, 4 nephews, 6 nieces and many great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.