Fred F. Bauer, age 86, of Sheboygan, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, in McHenry, Illinois.
He was born April 4, 1928 in Sheboygan to Gottlieb and Clementine Bauer. On July 3, 1948, he married Ruth A. Senkbeil in Sheboygan.
A lifelong resident of Sheboygan, Fred was a graduate of Central High School in Sheboygan. He began his career at R-Way Furniture, then worked at Ebenreiter Woodworking. For the majority of his career, he worked for the Sheboygan Area School District before retiring with over 30 years of service.
He was a devout member of Holy Name Church in Sheboygan.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Ruth; two sons, Mark Bauer and John Bauer, all of McHenry, Illinois; his son-in-law, Allan Mitchell; and three grandchildren, Jenny, Sarah, and Alyson.
Fred was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Mitchell, in 1999.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Holy Name Church, 807 Superior Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081. The funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Inurnment will be at a later date at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Kohler.
His family suggests either Masses or memorials in his memory be made to Holy Name Church, Sheboygan.
Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.