Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Louis Andrew Bauer, 78, Celina, died at 3:35 a.m. March 18, 2013, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born Oct. 30, 1934, in Dover, to Louis and Mary Roesch Bauer. On May 30, 1959, he married Joanne Bigler, who lives in Celina.
He is also survived by his four children, Brian Louis (Michelle) Bauer of Dover, Kelly (Dr. Philip) Masser of Celina, Jennifer (Gregory) Heft of Bellbrook and Cathy Villacis of Cranberry Twp., Pa.; eight grandchildren; and a brother and sister-in-law, Rudy (Ruth) Bauer of Denver, N.C.
He graduated in 1952 from St. Joseph High School in Dover. He attended John Carroll University and The Ohio State University. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Japan. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, the Sertoma Club and the Knights of Columbus Council #1800.
He retired in 1994 from General Telephone, and he was the area manager in Ashland and Celina. He loved to golf and bowl. He was an avid Celina Bulldog and Buckeye Fan.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, the Rev. Kenneth Schnipke officiating. Interment is 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Cemetery in Dover, with the Rev. Matthew Hoover officiating.
Calling is an hour before services Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association or charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.