Carl Baehr " sponsored obituary
Carl at age 36, made his transition at noon on June 4, 2007. His courageous 10-year
battle against cancer began at age 26; he took the high road every day as he fought
the good fight. He was a wonderful man who smiled, joked, and was always willing to
give a helping hand. His family and friends meant everything to him. Carl graduated
from Bowman Elementary and was a Placer High School Graduate, Class of 1990. He loved Auburn and his job at Gold Rush Chevrolet-Subaru. He had many good friends in the Auburn community and elsewhere. Carl learned to swim at six months, began snow skiing at age 2, two sports he excelled in. His favorite weekly event was having breakfast Wednesdays with his mom Violet and dad Donald at the Wings restaurant at the Auburn airport. He enjoyed sailing, golf, and as of late motorcycling. He loved his Harley. He was also a home loving man, enjoying computer gaming, movies, reading, barbecuing and gardening. Carl was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Auburn and the Masons Eureka Lodge No 16.
He is survived by: his Mother Violet Ray (Nelson) Lacson and stepfather Donald R. Lacson of Auburn, CA; Aunts: Joan M. Nelson, Nevada City, CA and Molly Rapp, Mahwah, NJ; Uncles: Michael J Nelson, Benicia, CA, Walter B. Baehr, Pioneer, CA, Edward A. Rapp, Mahwah, NJ; Grandparents: Edward and Ann Baehr, Meeks Bay Tahoe, CA; Father Carl E. Baehr; Cousins: Charles Rapp, Dan Rapp, Jim Rapp,
Mahwah, NJ, Jenni Toedtemeier, Grass Valley, CA, Debby Engusen, Auburn CA, Kimberly and Tracy Rapp, Annette and Donald Lacson.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Auburn, CA, tentatively scheduled for 10 AM Saturday June 16, 2007. Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made to the Make-a-Wish Foundation in Carl’s name or to the Cancer Society.
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