Earl D. Bayer, 85, of Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, died Friday (July 25, 1997) in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda, after a short illness.
Born in North Tonawanda, Bayer attended local schools. He worked for 25 years as a painter at the former Spalding Fiber Co., Tonawanda, retiring in 1973.
His wife, the former Elsie Brietenbach, died in 1977.
He is survived by his daughter, Janet Harding of Newfane, and two grandsons.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Rutland-Corwin Funeral Home, 2670 Main St., Newfane. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.