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Gary L. Bauer

Mar 8, 2013 - Staff

Funeral services for Gary L. Bauer, 73, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Aaron Justice of the Faith Fellowship Church presiding. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

A viewing will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Davis Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tough Enough for Cancer Fund in care of Davis Funeral Home.

Gary Bauer died March 5, 2013, at his home in Riverton. Last rites were given by Father Demetrio Penascozo of St Margaret's Catholic Church.

He was born October 14, 1939, in Bordulac, N.D., the son of Ferdinand and Rachel (Partlow) Bauer. He graduated high school in 1957 in Bordulac.

He worked as a car salesman for the local Ford dealership for the past 42 years.

His hobbies were numerous: He loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

His family said he was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was constantly joking or pulling pranks and always wanted the last laugh.

He was a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, the Wild Turkey Federation and the Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie A. Bauer of Riverton; sons, Joe Bauer of Greeley, Colo., and Doug Bauer, and his wife, Tera Bauer of Riverton; daughter, Tammi, and her husband, Josh Randolph of Bismarck, N.D.; stepsons Chuck Frymire and Chad Frymire, and his wife, Tammy Frymire; stepdaughter, Shari Ketelhut, and her husband, Kevin Ketelhut; brothers Bill Bauer of Carrington, N,D., and Paul Bauer of Williston, ND; sisters Delores Ihringer of Bismarck, N.D., Phyllis Sondag of Illinois, and Marlene Schaack of Bismarck, N.D.; grandchildren, Brandon, Brittany and Brooke Bauer, Tiffani and Shawn Weber, Trista and Tasha Bauer and Garett Randolph; step-grandchildren Matthias C. Tanner and Savanna Frymire, Milton and Gwendolyn Crawford, and Karissa, Shaylee and Tristan Ketelhut; great grandchildren Emmi and Halli Weber; first wife of 21 years and mother of the three children, Glenna Nicolson Bauer; second wife of 18 years, Nancy Bauer.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his great granddaughter, Kyler Weber.

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton (TheDavisFuneralHome.com).

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