Wayne H. Bauer, age 82, of Fargo, ND, went to be with the Lord on August 14, 2018.
Wayne was born on July 1, 1936, the son of Harold and Mabel (Strate) Bauer. He grew up on the family farm near Max, ND. He later graduated from Max High School and attended the North Dakota Agriculture College in Fargo. On July 10, 1960, he was united in marriage to Annette Gullickson in Minot, ND.
Together they raised their family on a dairy farm near Max, ND, where they farmed and milked cows for many years. After retiring from farming he worked as a skilled carpenter at the Coal Gasification Plant in Beulah, ND. Wayne and Annette moved to Fargo in 1988 to be closer to family, where he worked as a home builder. He retired from Honeywell after 14 years of working as a mechanical technician. He was known as a “Jack of all Trades” and greatly enjoyed his time building homes for Habitat for Humanity.
He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Fargo.
Wayne is survived by his son, Tim (Kristi) Bauer of Peoria, AZ; his daughters – Cynthia (Alan) Weishaar of Horace, ND and Angela (Steve) Erickson of Fergus Falls, MN; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; his siblings – Dale Bauer of Minot, ND; Muriel (Bauer) Berg of Minot, ND; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Wayne was preceded in death by his wife, Annette in 2011; his parents, Harold and Mabel; his sisters-in-law, Janice Bauer and Lela Dluzen; his brothers-in-Law, Wally Gullickson and Wayne Dluzen.
Wayne will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Visitation: one hour prior to the service in the church on Saturday. Funeral service: 2 PM Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Hope Lutheran Church South Campus in Fargo.Burial: Hope Lutheran Church Cemetery near Sawyer, ND