VICTOR — Stanley John Bauer, 79, of Victor, passed away March 15, 2018. Stanley was born in Trail City, South Dakota, January 20, 1939, to Katherine Wiedmier Bauer and John Christopher Bauer. He attended Pierre High School.
Stanley married Jewel Mae Flansburg November 26, 1958, in Piem, South Dakota. Stanley worked as a construction mechanic for 43 years before running his own business. He was active in the Masons and as a volunteer firefighter in Victor before his retirement. He and Jewel had seven children and were married almost 57 years.
He is survived by sons Darrell (Sarah) of Atlanta, Georgia; Lonny Bauer of Indianapolis, Indiana; Marlin Bauer of Des Moines, Washington; Troy (Jeannette) of Republic, Washington; Kevin (LaDawn) of Victor. He is survived by daughter Carla Shinkle of Spokane, Washington. Stanley has three living sisters Erna Goehring, Alliance, Nebraska, Vernetta Job, St. Cloud. Minnesota, Doris Hoffinan, Rapid City, South Dakota and five loving granddaughters and four loving grandsons along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jewel, son Alan, brother Otto, sisters Alvera, Edna, and Verine.
A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation can be sent to the Victor Fire Department 127 Tudor Street, Victor, MT 59875. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.whitesittfuneralhome.com.