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Charlene Bauer

January 27, 2018

Charlene Bauer, age 71, of Norwalk, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her children.

She was born October 16, 1946 in Norwalk to the late Charles F. & Corena V. (Schneider) Noon. She was a 1964 graduate of St. Paul High School and was active in 4-H; and graduated from BGSU with a dual bachelor degree in Education & Library Science with a Speech Therapy minor, active with its Xi Alpha Eta Sorority and was a member of the Norwalk Chapter for years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and past member of the Huron County Drug & Alcohol Board. She was an avid reader, thoroughly enjoyed her work with genealogy research, enjoyed her travels to several countries, fast cars, lunch with her family & friends and especially cherished spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving children, Jenifer Bauer-Ward, Melanie (Mike) Hammersmith and Steve Bauer, all of Norwalk; grandchildren, Zachary, Connor, Mathias, Ethan, Justin and Megan; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Leroy H. Bauer.

A gathering for family and friends will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. and a Rosary will be recited at 3:30 at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville with the Rev. Ron Schock officiating. A luncheon will follow. Private interment will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph Catholic Church or School, Norwalk Catholic School Libraries or Stein Hospice.

Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.

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Charlene Bauer, age 71, of Norwalk, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her children.

She was born October 16, 1946 in Norwalk to the late Charles F. & Corena V. (Schneider) Noon. She was a 1964 graduate of St. Paul High School and was active in 4-H; and graduated from BGSU with a dual bachelor degree in Education & Library Science with a Speech Therapy minor, active with its Xi Alpha Eta Sorority and was a member of the Norwalk Chapter for years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and past member of the Huron County Drug & Alcohol Board. She was an avid reader, thoroughly enjoyed her work with genealogy research, enjoyed her travels to several countries, fast cars, lunch with her family & friends and especially cherished spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving children, Jenifer Bauer-Ward, Melanie (Mike) Hammersmith and Steve Bauer, all of Norwalk; grandchildren, Zachary, Connor, Mathias, Ethan, Justin and Megan; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Leroy H. Bauer.

A gathering for family and friends will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. and a Rosary will be recited at 3:30 at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville with the Rev. Ron Schock officiating. A luncheon will follow. Private interment will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph Catholic Church or School, Norwalk Catholic School Libraries or Stein Hospice.

Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.

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Barry Schnellinger

Norwalk, OH, USA
January 30, 2018

Truly a GEM! She always had time to talk and always had a smile on her face. She will be sorely missed, but at least now she will be in God's hands with the true love of her life. My sincere condolences go out to the entire Bauer family. RIP Mrs. Bauer!

Wil Vickery

Columbus, OH, United States
January 29, 2018

More than a neighbor, Charlene was a friend. Her passion for her work and her students will be remembered for a long time as a living memorial of that passion. Jennifer, Melanie, and Steve, you have my condolences and prayers. May God wrap you in His warm and comforting embrace.

Dennis Doughty

Norwalk, OH
January 28, 2018

Charlene will be missed by many. She touched the hearts of many students and staff for many years at St. Paul High School. May God bless her family and friends. We will miss you.