John J. Bauer
John J. Bauer, 61, of rural Ashland, is now safe in the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. John died Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at Hospice House of Ashland.
Born August 31, 1949 in Mansfield, Ohio, he was the son of the late John Bauer and Etta Louise Beasley Bauer. He attended Ashland High School excelling in wood shop where he developed a life long love of woodworking. John was employed at U-Brand Corporation and retired from Akron Brass of Wooster after 28 years of service as a machinist. In addition to woodworking, John was passionate about deer hunting, vintage cars, car shows, and spending time with his wife, of 29 years, Shelia [Chloe’] Owens-Bauer. Inseparable, John and Chloe’ were married October 31, 1981 and recently shared their 29th wedding anniversary.
John was a member of the 25 Year Plus Club at Akron Brass and was a life time member of the IAM 1581 Lodge, Wooster, Ohio.
Chloe’ will miss the love of her life, but is comforted knowing in heaven John has no more pain and suffering. He has truly been made brand new.
In addition, John will be sadly missed by his loving sister: Etta Louise Bauer (Danny) Albert of Mansfield, Ohio. Others left to grieve his passing are a nephew: John Pence of Marion, Ohio, and niece: Barbara (David) Sieving of Butler, Ohio. He is also survived by three great nieces: Mikayla and Kelsey Chew, Jessika Sieving, five great nephews: Andrew, Caleb (Tiffany), Jacob, Joseph, Isaac Sieving, a great great niece: Evelyn Solace Sieving and his treasured cousins: Carroll and Marcella Beasley and many loving friends.
John was also preceded in death by his beloved father-in-law Jesse Owens, Sr.
Friends may call Friday, November 5, 2010 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby Ohio with a celebration service immediately following at 8:00 p.m. officiated by Pastor Jim Luedeman of Vermillion Baptist Church and Chaplain Alden J. Thibeau. John will be privately entombed in the Owens Family Mausoleum, Brown Cemetery Morehead Kentucky at a later date. Entombment will be handled by Northcutt and Son, Home for Funerals, Morehead, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, Ashland Ohio. To send an on-line message to the family penwellturner.com