Robert Bauer

Robert D. Bauer

Robert D. Bauer, 92, of DeWitt, died Friday, November 23, 2018, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.


Bob was born January 31, 1926, in Dubuque, Iowa, to William and Cecilia Bauer. He farmed and worked various jobs, living the last 40 years in Muscatine and Bellevue. Bob enjoyed fishing and dancing.


He is survived by 9 children, Kathy (Don) Bales, Sheryl (Dennis) O’Brien, Bob (Kathy) Bauer, Julie (Bob) Bruns, Wendy (Craig) Winegar, Carolyn (Danny) Clark, Arlen (Vonda) Bauer, Luann Ehrler, and Colleen (Roland) Zschiegner; 19 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; siblings, Marcella Steinke and Bill Bauer; a brother-in-law, Vince Moore; numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his long-time companion, Leona Hazen of Muscatine; a grandson, Nathan Bruns; siblings, Mary Guerra, Darlene (Roy) Templeton, and Beverly Moore; a brother-in-law, Ken Steinke and sister-in-law, Joyce Bauer.


A private interment will be held at St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date.


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