Obituaries for January 17

Karl S. Bauer, 82, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 8 at home. Born in Trenton, N.J., he was retired from Western Union and MCI, a U.S. Air Force veteran and master gardener of tropical plants and fruit trees. Survived by son, Ross (Christina) Karl Bauer; daughter, Elise Marie Bauer; sister, Gretchen Schaeffer; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.