VisitationChrist Lutheran Church
Weyauwega, WI 54983
Joyce Mae Bauer (Konow), age 84, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 26, 2019. She was born on December 26, 1934, in Oshkosh WI, the daughter of the late Harold & Doris (Krueger) Konow. Joyce was baptized on March 10, 1935 and confirmed on April 4, 1948.
On April 18, 1953 Joyce was united in marriage to Arlyn (Sonny) Bauer in West Bloomfield, Christ Lutheran Church. Together Sonny & Joyce were farmers in the West Bloomfield area while raising seven children. Joyce also worked at Presto Products for several years. After she retired, Sonny & Joyce traveled in their motorhome, including their annual winter trips to Arizona. After settling down, Sonny & Joyce resided in New London for their remaining time together.
Joyce is survived by her children Larry Bauer, Duane (Barb) Bauer, Charlene (Dave) Loehrke, Sharon (Scott) Van Epps, Shirley (Tim) Rohan, Scott (Tara) Bauer, and Steven (fiance Sara) Bauer. Her grandchildren, Casey (Jason) Radtke; Courtney Williams; Cole (Candace) Bauer; Brandon (Jody) Bauer; Kristen, Stacey (Ryan) Marquette; Cassie (Brad) Konen; Stephanie (Preston) Knapp; Seth (fiance Chelsea); Jessica (Justin) Loritz; Jacob (Natalie) Van Epps; Austin & Kali Rohan; Devon (special friend Shelly), Tyler (fiance Jasmine), Megan, Stephanie, & Jennah Bauer; Jordan & Caitlyn Bauer, Kira, Kess & Sofie. She is also survived by 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson, Cody Loehrke.
The funeral service for Joyce will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield with Rev. John Taggatz officiating. Burial will be in Concordia Cemetery, West Bloomfield. A visitation for Joyce will be held at the church on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service.