Robert H. Bauer, 90, of Huron, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, in his home, after a long illness.
He was born March 21, 1917, in Olmsted Falls and moved to Huron 35 years ago. He was the only child of Frank and Edith (Cook) Bauer, now deceased. He was the owner of several businesses during his life, including Treasure Cove Marina in Catawba, and bowling centers in the cities of Sullivan, Port Clinton, Rittman and Huron. He was retired since selling Riverview Lanes in Huron in 1992. Bauer was a member of the Sullivan Methodist Church and the Sandusky Bowling Association and was inducted into the Bowling Hall of Fame in 1997. He was a 70-year member of the Ohio State Grange organization.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Carol (Shea); daughters, Brenda Lang of Wellington, Donna Smith of North Ridgeville, and Ann Meyer of Norwalk; sons, Jerry Bauer of Sullivan, Ralph Bauer of Lorain, and David Smith of New Albany; 12 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stacy Bauer.
Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today in Foster Funeral Home, 410 Main St., Huron, where services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, with the Rev. William Enderle. Burial will be in Southview Cemetery in Sullivan.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; or the Huron Rescue Squad, 413 Main St., Huron OH 44839.
Condolences may be sent to fosterfh.com.