Jane A. Bauer, age 83, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2022, at The Gardens in Winsted, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held Monday, December 26, 2022, 11:00 A.M., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Monday, December 26, 2022, from 9:00 - 11:00 A.M., two hours prior to the service, all at the church.
Jane Arlys (Hanslick) Bauer was born on March 31, 1939, in Gibbon, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Cleveland and Esther (Remus) Hanslick. Jane was baptized on April 16, 1939, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gibbon, Minnesota. She attended school in Gibbon, graduating with the Class of 1957.
On May 17, 1960, Jane was united in marriage to Kenneth Bauer at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gibbon. The couple made their home in Glencoe, Minnesota, and were blessed with two children, Greg and Gwen. Kenneth and Jane shared over 56 years of marriage.
Jane was employed for many years by McLeod County as a Deputy Registrar Clerk and later at Young America Corporation until her retirement. She was a longtime member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, where she was active on the Altar Guild for many years.
Jane was a consummate homemaker, enjoying many activities including trying new recipes, sewing, knitting, and needlepoint. Family was very important to her, and she enjoyed attending her children’s and grandchildren’s activities. Both Jane and Kenneth enjoyed dancing, traveling, and entertaining friends and family at their lake cabin on Big Kandiyohi Lake.
For the past several years, Jane resided at The Gardens at Winsted Assisted Living in Winsted, Minnesota. Jane passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 18, 2022, in Winsted at the age of 83 years, 8 months, and 18 days.
Blessed be her memory.
Jane is survived by
Son, Greg Bauer (wife Julie) of Eagan, MN;
Daughter, Gwen Erhardt (husband Carl) of John’s Creek, GA;
Grandchildren, Christopher Bauer (wife Laura) of Rosemount, MN, Lauren Bauer (fiancé Alex) of Durham, NC,
Ansley Erhardt of John’s Creek, GA;
Brother, John Hanslick of Gibbon, MN;
Many nieces, nephews, and other relatives
Jane is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Bauer; parents, Cleveland and Esther Hanslick; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Hanslick, Lucille Bauer; brother-in-law, Harry Bauer.