John C. Bauer, 76, of Valley City, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013 following a sudden illness. John was born June 27, 1936 in Lodi, to the late John W. and Edna (nee Law) Bauer. He has been a lifelong resident of Valley City.
Over the years, John had worked at the former BHL Elevator and Medina Farmer’s Exchange. He retired in 2000 from the Cleveland Metro Parks.
John loved fishing, enjoyed restoring lawn mowers, building useful gadgets and his pets.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jean; son, John Thomas (Bonnie); grandson, John Jacob (Debra), all of Valley City; one great grandson, Travis (Danielle) Tong; and three great great grandchildren.
Private family graveside service will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Valley City. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, The family suggests memorials may be made to the Medina County Animal Shelter or to a charity of donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made to www.bauerfuneralhome1943.com