Anna Bauer, (Mrs. Harold) age 94, of Gaylord passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.
Funeral Services will be Thursday, March 26th, 11:00 A.M., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville, Dryden Township, Sibley County, with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 25th, from 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Anna Lena (Polzin) Bauer, Gaylord, formerly of Brownton, was born March 16, 1921, in New Auburn, Sibley County, to William and Minnie (Illig) Polzin. She was baptized on April 10, 1921, at St. Mathew’s Lutheran Church in Penn Township, McLeod County, Minnesota. She was confirmed April 14, 1935, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Auburn by Reverend Hans Werner.
She attended New Auburn District #35 school through the eighth grade. She taught Sunday School and sang in the choir while a member at Immanuel Church.
She was employed by Ted Trapp and Otto Mielke in the General Store in New Auburn and by Otto Zellmann in the “Big Store” in Norwood until 1945.
She was united in marriage to Harold Leo Bauer on May 8, 1946, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Auburn by Reverend Mueller. After their marriage, the couple started farming in Penn Township, and she assisted her husband with farming and raising their three children. They were married 58 years when her husband, Harold, passed away on November 17, 2004.
She enjoyed gardening, dancing, cooking, baking, playing cards and spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.
She became a resident of Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord in 2010, and passed away there Friday evening, March 20 at the age of 94 years, 4 days. Blessed be her memory.
Anna is survived by her:
Children, Judy Schuch and her husband, Veryl of Glencoe, MN,
Ronald Bauer and his wife, Muriel of Brownton, MN,
Kathleen Bauer of Hutchinson, MN;
8 Grandchildren, Brian Schuch and his wife, Shannon of Glencoe, MN, Connie Sylwester and her husband, Chad of St. Bonifacius, MN, Julie Sievert and her husband, Deric of Gibbon, MN, Chris Bauer and his wife, Kristie of Brownton, MN, Tim Bauer and his wife, Marlinda of Brownton, MN, Andy Bauer and his wife, Kristen of Gaylord, MN, Adam Bauer and his wife, Kristi of Bloomington, MN, Mandi Bauer of Mankato, MN;
14 Great Grandchildren, Ebony Schuch, Madison Schuch, Autumn Schuch, Cody Sievert, Nicole Sievert, Cole Bauer, Lauren Bauer, Claire Bauer, Toriana Bauer, Aubree Bauer, Aiden Bauer, Avery Bauer and Karter Bauer;
Step-Great-Grandson, Tristan Von Eschen;
Many other relatives and friends.
Anna is preceded in death by her Parents, William and Minnie Polzin; Husband, Harold Bauer; Brothers, Otto Polzin, Robert Polzin; Sister, Selma (Mrs. Alvin) Hahn; two Great-Grandchildren; Brothers-In-Law and Sisters-In-Law, Alvin Hahn, Art and Agnes Wetterlin, Dennis and Selma Palmer, Leonard and Hilda Bauer, Arnold and Luella Bauer, John and Erna Trebelhorn, and Henry and Ruth Trebelhorn.