Age 76, owner/operator of Dick Bauer Logging, went home to our Lord, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born January 29, 1937 in Lockport to the late George Bauer & Georgianna (Rossman) Bauer-Allen, also preceded in death by a son, Timothy in 1988; granddaughter, Alesia in 2004 and step-father, Randell Allen.
Mr. Bauer was a logger since the 1960’s and has run the saw mill in Oakfield with his family ever since. Dick was a nature guy at heart, he enjoyed westerns, bird watching, woodworking, boating and playing horseshoes. In the late 60’s he built a cottage on Bob’s Lake in Canada where a great many memories were shared with family and friends over the years. Dick was a regular at Sport of Kings for coffee and breakfast every day before heading off to work.
Surviving is his beloved wife of 55 years, Constance (Mathews) Bauer of Alexander; loving sons, Keith (Kimberly) of Oakfield, Robert (Michelle) of Akron and Kenneth of Alexander; brothers, Ralph of Oakfield, Garry (Jane) of Akron, Donald Allen of Spencerport and David Allen of Batavia; sisters, Jeanne (Tom) Fuller & Shirley (Butch) Sheelar both of Medina; 10 grandchildren, Samantha, Deena, Rachel, Darlene, Dylah, Lance, Jacob, Troy, Travis & Kaleigh; 5 great-grandchildren, Jaslynne, Gracie,Willow, Ashlyn & Ewan along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family and friends may visit from 1-3 PM on Saturday April 20, 2013 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where Funeral Services will follow. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice; burial will be in West Bethany Cemetery.
Please share your memories of Richard with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500.
THE FAMILY OF RICHARD G. BAUER IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.