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Mary Lucille Bauer

Mary Lucille Bauer

Mary Lucille Bauer, age 79, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at her home. She was born on November 24, 1934 in Graceville, MN a daughter of Otto and Mable (Leuthard) Herzenach. On September 3, 1955 Mary married James J. Bauer, the eldest of a large farming family in Graceville. They lived in Fargo, North Dakota during the first part of their marriage, moving then to Des Moines, Iowa for several years and moved then to Moline, Illinois. They landed in Lisbon, North Dakota while Jim worked for Melroe Bobcat. Mary and Jim moved to Richland, Michigan in 1977 and have called Richland their home ever since, collecting many friends along the way. Mary was preceded in death by: her parents; two sons, Michael John Bauer and James J. Bauer, Jr.; and a brother, Allen Herzenach. Surviving are: her husband, James J. Bauer; a son, Karl Bauer of Garner, IA; four daughters, Kathy (Jon) Wiltse of Fargo, ND, Margaret (Ray) Horner of Mapleton, ND, Laurie Ann (John) VanderBerg of Richland, MI, and Elizabeth (Brad) Rodi of Point Loma, CA; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; Three brothers, Glenn (Ginny) Herzenach, David (Ginny) Herzenach and Paul (Kim) Herzenach; a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Herzenach; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 4-7PM Sunday at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th Street. Services will be held 11:00 Monday morning at St. Ann Catholic Church in Augusta, MI. Burial in Ft. Custer National Cemetery will be held Tuesday morning. Please visit Marys personalized webpage at 269-343-1508