Richard J. Bauer

Richard J. Bauer

Richard J. Bauer, age 64, of Hollandale, formerly of Galena, IL passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Upland Hills Health following a battle with cancer. Richard was born on May 21, 1948 in Galena, IL to Chester and Dorothy (Liefker) Bauer and was a 1966 graduate of the Galena High School. Richard married Lori Smith of Dubuque and they had one son, Josh. He worked at John Deere for several years as well as working other jobs in the area. Richard’s life revolved around his son, Josh. He also enjoyed horses, dogs and helping others.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Richard is survived by his son, Josh of Hollandale; his former wife, Lori Bauer of Dubuque; three siblings, Donald (Patricia) Bauer of Galena, IL; Mary (Daniel) Curran of Freeport, IL and William (Evelyn) Bauer of Hazel Green; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial Services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at the Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Dodgeville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday after 5:00 P.M.