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“Dear Bayer Family: Please accept my sincerest condolences on the passing of Warren. I have many fond memories of him. We grew up together in...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Ted Aucoin - Slidell, LA - Friend

“My condolences to the Bayer Family. I met Warren in Houston many years ago when working at Vetco. He was a wonderful father to have raised a kind...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Geri Blanton - Houston, TX

“my sincere hpbudbest wishes to you and the family ”
3 of 26 | Posted by: leonard rolfes - lafayette, LA

“Sincerest condolences to the entire family as Mr. Warren will be be greatly missed. He was a true New Orleanian, always had time for everyone with a...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Walter Carter - New Orleans, LA

“Dear Sheila & Family, Our sympathy and prayers on Warren's death. We have many good memories of family activities at ROOL for both of our families....Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Bolyn & Julie Wolf - Prairieville, LA

“Dear Sheila and family, Nick and I were saddened to hear of Warren's passing. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We were neighbors on...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Millie Quartararo - baton rouge, LA

“To the Bayer family, We would like to send our heartfelt condolences to each of you. Warren was a good friend and will be deeply missed. Our...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Clark and Debra Gleason - LA

“To all the Bayer Family, We are truly sorry to learn of Warren's passing. he was a good friend, mentor and a pleasure to be around. The oilpatch...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Rob Richman - Broussard, LA

“I am sorry to hear of Warren,s passing. I enjoyed working with Warren during my days in Louisiana and espcially enjoyed his fine human qualities and...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Pat George - Friend

“To the Bayer Family, We are so sorry to hear about Warren’s passing. He was a grand gentleman and a genuine pleasure to work with. I have many...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Scott Alley - Singapore - Friend

“The entire Bayer family is in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. Anyone of us who worked with Warren at Gray Tool has...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Steve Davis - Houston, TX

“Warren was a very fine man and a real gentleman; every one who knew Warren spoke highly of him. He is a real credit to the oilfield service industry...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Tom Graham - Houston, TX

“My family's thoughts and prayers go out to the Bayer family. Warren was a true gentleman...a total class act. The world in general, and the oilfied...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: John Tritz - Houston, TX

“Our prayers and condolences go out to your beautiful family. Warren was a great boss and long-time friend. His wit and smile will be greatly missed...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Byron Neal - Portland, ME

“To the family,my deepest condolences. Mr. Warren had animpact on many people over the years. My prayers go out to the entire family. ”
15 of 26 | Posted by: Kenny Sikes - Houston, TX

“We had met, but did not get to know Mr. Bayer, but we have grown in friendship with many of his beloved offspring, especially the Warren Jr. family, ...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Dan, Julie, Grace (Frank), and Ross McKnight - LA

“To the family- my deepest condolences-Warren was a great friend, and mentor. He will be missed, and he had a positive impact on all of those that he...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Mike Schlinke - Bullard, TX

“We are so glad we got to know Warren. We will always remember his great sense of humor and love for his family. May those left behind find comfort...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Terry and Debbie Crowe - TN

“Dear Mrs. Sheila, Dub, Randy, Linda, Gary, Donna, Bonnie, & Sheila, I'm so blessed to have know Mr. Warren because he was an exceptional example of...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Bruce Nuss - Mandeville, LA

“Shelia, I am so sorry to hear about the death of Warren., It was always a joy to be in his company. He was a sweetheart in so many ways. I know he...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Doris Burvant - friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. May the Lord bless you and keep you and give you peace. ”
21 of 26 | Posted by: Ed & Idonna Bryson - Knoxville, TN

“Our heart goes out to all of the family. We know this hole in the community will not be easily filled, and we shall all miss Warren terribly. We...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Stan and Carol Chioccho

“Our hearts go out to you on the sad passing of dear Warren and hope the sadness you now feel, will in time turn to wonderful memories of a special...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Valerie and Robert Gleek with Daniel, Shelley and little Matthew

“We were so very sad to learn of Warren's passing. He always made us laugh, was kind and generous. We have only fond memories of him and may those...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Joan Fredricks and Charlene James - LA

“Dear Mrs. Sheila, Dub, Randy, Linda, Gary, Donna, Bonnie, & Sheila, Our deepest condolences and prayers are with you. Even though it has been...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Debbie Wells Quantrille - LA

“We are sorry to hear of Uncle Warren's passing. He will be truly missed and he was indeed a wonderful family man to all his relatives. God's...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Lee and Julie Case - Parker, CO


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Warren Robert Bayer, beloved son of the late John P. Bayer, Jr. & Maude Mildred Nichols Bayer entered eternal rest on December 31, 2012 at the age of 86 in his home in Slidell. Native of New Orleans he was preceded in death by his brother John P. Bayer III & his sister Dorothy Sabina Bayer. Graduate of Holy Cross High School & Loyola University. He served in the Navy during World War II and was retired from Gray Tool Company. Survived by his sister Mildred Bayer Rolfes (husband Louis) & his loving wife Sheila Bayer along with their seven children: Warren R. Bayer, Jr. (wife Revill Bayer), Randy J. Bayer, Linda Bayer Krefft (husband Dr. Thomas Krefft), Gary P. Bayer (wife Shelley Bayer), Donna Bayer Lantero (husband Paul Lantero), Bonnie C. Bayer & Sheila Bayer Rockwell (husband Robert Rockwell III). Warren will be greatly missed by all who knew him and especially by his 17 grandchildren and his great-granddaughter all who adored him. He was a member of the Gentilly Knights of Columbus & one of the original members of the Resurrection Men's Club. The devout Catholic & Saints fan who always put his family first, saw only the good in everyone was generous with his abundant love.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Friends may visit after 12:00 Noon. Interment in Metairie Cemetery.