Eugene Bauer, M.D., 96, 1st Bn., 393rd Infantry Medics, of St. Paul MN, died Nov. 25, 2011. He was a battalion surgeon serving as captain in the Battle of the Bulge, Elsenborn Ridge, Remagen Bridge, and the Ruhr Pocket. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart and finished his military career with a promotion to major. After World War II, he returned to the Mayo Clinic to complete his residency and established his medical practice in St. Paul. Survivors include five children; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
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