Allen Bauer, 71, a Northland resident and member of St. Therese Parish, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022.
He was born Sept. 11, 1951, in Detroit, Mich., to John and Virginia (Kesting) Bauer. He attended Denby High School in Detroit, until he moved to live with his father and stepmother, Martina Bauer, and graduate from Tremper High School in Kenosha, Wis.
Allen was a sergeant in the Marine Corps and an expert marksman. He met his wife of 48 years, Deborah, in the Marine Corps.
He had a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and a master’s in business from Central Michigan University. Allen was a credit manager at Builders FirstSource. He also was a Certified Credit Executive.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Elizabeth Herdman, husband Bradley; a son, Michael; and grandchildren Myla, Alivia and Parker. Allen also is survived by his sisters, Carol Runde, husband Craig and Judy Tipton, husband Dennis; and his brother, Jerry Kamyszek.
Allen enjoyed gardening and playing golf. He also was a Eucharistic minister.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 26, 2022 at St. Therese Catholic Church. The Rosary will be prayed at 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Allen’s life will commence at 11:00 a.m. Burial will immediately follow at Resurrection North Cemetery. Memories of Allen and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.