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Basil T. BauchDecember 20, 1932 ~ May 16, 2017 (age 84)
Basil T. Bauch, 84, of Lafayette, died at his residence Tuesday May 16, 2017. Basil was born in Earl Park, IN December 20, 1932, the son of the late John C. and Leona G. Hubertz Bauch. He was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, IN attended Purdue University and was a graduate of the Kentucky College of Barbering. Basil was employed as a barber in Lafayette from 1958 until retiring in 1983. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, the Secular Order of Fransiscans, a Life Member of the DAV, Life Member of the Korean Veterans Association, member of American Legion Post 492, and a charter member of St. Mark’s Catholic Parish in Indianapolis. Basil was a longtime friend of the Sisters at the Carmelite Monastery in Terre Haute and had been a house father for Delta Chi Fraternity, Purdue Chapter for several years and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Surviving are two nieces, Jean Ann Bauch of Indianapolis, IN and Mary Spencer of Big Clifty, KY as well as friends, Scott and Cathi McCoskey of Indianapolis, IN. He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. Friends may call at St. Boniface Catholic Church from 9:00 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM Tuesday May 23, Fr. Mark Walter officiating. The interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery at Earl Park, IN. You may leave memories and condolences at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com. Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home is honored to care for the family.