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Ronald "Ronnie" Lee Baer

May 19, 1947 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 72)

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Ronald “Ronnie” Lee Baer, age 72, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest at his residence on Friday, October 4th, 2019.

He was born in Dubois, Indiana on May 19th, 1947 to Lawrence J. and Emily Dora (Merchand) Baer.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents and (4) Brothers – Johnny Baer, Martin Baer, Robert Lee Baer and (1) in infancy and (2) Sisters – Lilly Shipman and Mary Jane Emmitt.

He was previously employed at the French Lick Springs Hotel as a cook and attended the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church.

Ronnie enjoyed spending time outdoors visiting with neighbors, reading books, coloring and spending quality time with family and friends.

He is survived by:

(3) Sisters Betty Mathies Louisville, Tennessee
Pat Hussion Camby, Indiana
Sharon Howard North Port, Florida

Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor John Moffatt at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 7th, 2019 at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow in Haysville Community Cemetery in Haysville, Indiana. 

Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana. 

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Springs Valley Pet Services, 1827 S. Forest Drive, French Lick, Indiana 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432.
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October 7, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Funeral Ceremony
October 7, 2019

1:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

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