Betty Lee Fitzhugh Bauer
Published in The Washington Post on May 31, 2020.

BETTY BAUER 1929 - 2020

Betty Lee Fitzhugh Bauer (Age 91)  
A resident of Dothan, AL, died May 9, 2020.

Both the Memorial Service at Grace Anglican Church, Dothan,
AL and burial at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery will be held at a
later date due to current Covid restrictions.

Mrs. Bauer was born in Washington,DC in 1929. She was the
daughter of Robert T. and Louise E. Fitzhugh Jr. She was a
graduate of
McKinley High School (1946) in Washington,DC. She later attended Washington
School for Secretaries and was employed as a clerk stenographer in the executive office for the
Secretary of the Navy.

She married in 1950 and moved often as a military wife and mother. She has resided in
Dothan, AL since 1969.

Betty was a member of the Retired Officers Wives Club, Gladiolus Garden Club, United
Daughters of the Confederacy, where she held numerous offices over the years. She continued
as a homemaker and was a member of Grace Anglican Church.

Preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 66 years, William Bertram Bauer; a
step-brother, Mason Augst; a step-sister, Helen Augst Martin; and Minnie Fitzhugh.

Survivors include: son, William; daughters, Karen Doswell, Michelle MacKenzie and Lisa
Edmunds; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.