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Norman J. Bauer,   Age 91
Visitation Location: St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota
Visitation Date/Time: Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 10:30-11:30 AM
Funeral Time: 11:30 AM on Thursday, August 20, 2020
Funeral Location: St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota
Burial Location: Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN
    Norman J. Bauer, 91
    St. Cloud
    August 1, 1929 – August 15, 2020
     Norman J. Bauer, age 91 of St. Cloud, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at his home.
     Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 AM on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Cloud. Visitation will be held one hour prior to mass at church, masks are required. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud. Funeral arrangements are with Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
     Norman John Bauer was born on August 1, 1929 in St. Cloud, MN to Bernard and Clara (Englert) Bauer. He was married to Shirley Herzing on August 22, 1950. Norman graduated from St. John’s University in 1951 and worked at Granite Supply Co. for over 30 years serving as secretary/treasurer and manager at the time of his retirement in 1992. He also served as the executive secretary of the Northwest Granite Manufacturers Association during that time. Norman was a member and founding trustee of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Cloud. He loved to travel especially throughout the United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the Bahamas. Norman will be remembered as a kind, honest, and considerate man who had a wonderful sense of humor and was always willing to help others.
     Norman is survived by his wife of 69 years, Shirley of St. Cloud; children, Cynthia Bauer of St. Paul, Mary Bauer of St. Paul, Cathy (Rick) Bauer Schuett of Shoreview, MN, and Robert (Laura) of Mpls; and grandchildren, Daria (John) McMillan, Gabriella Schuett, Sophia Bauer, and Jackson Bauer.
     Norman was preceded in death by his son, David Bauer; sister, Kathleen Mullin; and brothers, Donald and Clyde Bauer.
     In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Poor Clares Monastery or the charity of the donor’s choice.
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