|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1833|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1931|
Lorenzo Bauer, born January 16, 1833, in Lauderback Hessia, Germany, died Friday evening, February 6, 1931, 7:40 o'clock, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. A.C. Haines, having reached the ripe old age of 98 years and 22 days.
While still in his native land, he joined the Reformed Church at the age of 14 years.
In the year 1848 he came to America iwth his parents and moved to Crawford County, Ohio. Here he was united in marriage with Mary Schafer on February 13, 1855. This union was blessed with nine children, five of whom preceded him in death.
In the year 1861, he moved with his family, settling for a short time in Northwest Township, and later moving to Bridgewater Township where he lived until the death of his companion on August 30, 1898.
When in 1867 St. John's Lutheran Congregation of Montpelier was organized, he became one of the charter members. In his membership he was always faithful and took an active part until recent years when his health and strength began to fail.
During the thirty-two years after the death of his wife, he made his home with his children.
He is survived by one daughter Sarah and three sons, Gabriel, John and George of Montpelier, twenty-two grandchildren and forty-six great grandchildren.
Farewell! Dear Father, sweet thy rest, Weary with years and worn, with pain; Farewell, till in some happy place We behold thy face again; For we long to cross the river, Long to rest upon its fair shore, There to see and know and love thee With the Savior forever more.
The funeral services were held from the Lutheran church in Montpelier, Monday afternoon, February 9, conducted by Rev. Wm. Feller and interment was made in the Heritage cemetery.
Gabriel Bauer (1800 - 1871)
Catherine Ricker Bowers (1802 - 1860)
Mary Anna Shaffer Bauers (1832 - 1898)
Amanda Bauer (1875 - 1878)*
Lorenz Bauers (1833 - 1931)
Mary Barbra Bauer Kraft (1845 - 1891)*
Created by: OSU1988
Record added: May 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89827229
|Photos may be scaled.|
Click on image for full size.