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Patrick “Pat” Cecil Bauer, age 79, of Buffalo passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

He was born on October 30, 1932 in Hopkins the son of Cecil Christian & Elvira Matilda Mickelson Bauer.

Pat honorably served his Country in The United States Army during The Korean War.

He was formerly employed as a long haul truck driver for Ruan Transport in Des Moines, Iowa for many years.

Past was a member of The Buffalo American Legion Post #270 for over sixty years.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping at Codger’s Cove in Howard Lake. Pat also enjoyed bird watching.

Survived by his loving wife: Judith A. Bauer of Buffalo; a daughter: Ginger Olson (Dan Elsenpeter) of Buffalo; grandchildren: Tina Jeske (Travis LaFave), Kaylee Olson, Amanda & Garrison Elsenpeter all of Buffalo; great grandchildren: Amber & Autumn Jeske, Destiny LaFave, Tyler & Tatum Warnke; great, great grandchildren: Luci & Raeleigh Jeske and baby boy on the way; step children: John & Mark Watson (Cindy Poierer) and JayLynn Newton; step grandchildren: Lisa Kramber and Chantel Newton; step great grandchildren: Brianna, Maggie, Karson and Ava Kramber; a sister: Karin (Richard) Watland of Lakeville, Minnesota; former sons-in-law: Kevin “Wally” Olson of Buffalo and John Newton of Montrose; special friend: Michael Sage of Buffalo; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, a sister: Barb Root and wife: Lucille Bauer.

A Private family service will be held at a later date.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. Marianne Kraft

    Just want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry to hear of your loss. I enjoyed your visits at Buffalo Perkins. He reminded me so much of my dad. He will truly be missed.

  2. Kristina Jeske

    Dear Grandpa, I already miss you. You will always be my favorite. I will not say goodbye, only see you later and wait until you hold my hand again. I love you.
    Tina (Weeble)

  3. LeeAnn Skoriuchow (Stock)

    Tina, Ginger & family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in my thoughts.

  4. Mary Jo Gapinski

    Sorry about your dad passing away and you are in my prayers.
    Mary Jo


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