Jean E. Bauer, 87, Wyocena

November 8, 2018

Jean E. Bauer, 87, of Wyocena, passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at the Columbia Health Care Center surrounded by her family.

She was born on Christmas Day, 1930, in Leeds, to Marshall and Agnes (Sanden) Hazard. She attended Poynette schools and graduated in the class of 1948. She was married to Rolland I. Bauer in 1950. They were blessed with three children. She worked at the state capitol in Madison, was substitute secretary for the Arlington School, drove school bus for the Rio School District, and was a bookkeeper for the Columbia Health Care Center, retiring in 1993. She had a love for gardening, mowing lawn and watching birds. She also enjoyed playing cards and dominoes with friends and family.

Survivors include her children, Susan M. Bauer Frye of Portage, Kim R. (Pam) Bauer of Wyocena, and Jan M. (Jim) Hyatt of Germantown, Maryland; grandchildren, Jennifer (Daniel) Devers of Watertown, Patti (Bruce) Hutchinson of Poynette, Kendra (John) Abbott of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Jon Frye of Poynette, Cari (Mark) Ferrante of Germantown, Maryland, Kimberly Hyatt of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, Breeann Bauer of Austin, Texas, and Nate Bauer of Wyocena; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Cora, and Grace Hutchinson, Paige and Elizabeth Devers, and Holly and James Ferrante; sister, June Werner; brother, Stanley (Pat) Hazard; many nieces, nephews, other family, friends, and many special neighbors she has had throughout her lifetime.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Josh Frye.

Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Family Life Center (Rio Assembly of God) with the Rev. Shaun Hardie officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the time of services at the church. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Columbia Health Care Center for their care of mom. Jean will be remembered as “Grandma Jean” and “neighbor” to all who knew her.

Online condolences may be made at www.grassefs.com. Grasse Funeral Service in Pardeeville is serving the family.

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