William H. Bauer, 90, of Harrisville died Monday while visiting his daughter in Illinois. Born in Pittsburgh, May 26, 1919, he was the son of George W. Bauer and Ella (Hoelzmann) Bauer. A graduate of Harrisville High School, he was a machine operator for the former Cooper Energy in Grove City and retired in 1981 after 40 years. He was a former member of the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Bauer was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. His wife, Elizabeth P. (Myers) Bauer, who he married Sept. 16, 1939, died Jan. 25, 2007. Surviving are two daughters, Karen J. Holtz of Illinois and Joyce A. Zalis and her husband, Joseph, of Astor, Fla.; a son, James W. Bauer and his wife, Mary, of Harrisville; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters. BAUER - Friends of William H. Bauer, who died Monday, March 8, 2010, may call from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Jamison Funeral Home, 117 N. Main St., Harrisville. Services will follow at noon Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. David D. Ealy of the Forestville United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Cemetery, Harrisville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department, Harrisville, PA 16038.