Mass of Christian Burial was Jan. 10, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waite Park for Sylvia Bauer, 99, who passed away at Cherrywood Advanced Living South on Thursday, Jan. 5. Visitation was Jan. 9, 2023, at Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in St. Cloud and an hour prior to the mass at church. St. Joseph’s Parish Prayers were at the funeral home. Burial was at St. Joseph’s Parish Cemetery.

Sylvia was born on Feb. 21, 1923, to Bernard and Johanna (Gottwald) Jaeger in Lake Henry, Minn. She married Anton Bauer at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Lake Henry on Aug. 27, 1947. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and the Waite Park American Legion Post 428 Auxiliary. She loved baking. Her specialty was homemade bread and chocolate chip cookies. She also enjoyed quilting and sewing, playing cards and praying the rosary.

Sylvia is survived by her children Kenneth (Jill) Bauer of Waite Park, Karen Gohman of Saint Augusta, Judy (Doug) Streit of St. Anna and Leon (Shelly) Bauer of Carver; sister, Rosina Welters of Swanville; seven grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Anton on Oct. 22, 1989, daughter Laurie Koshiol, son James and son-in-law Jerry Gohman.

Sylvia’s family would like to thank the Cherrywood Advance Living South and St. Croix Hospice staff for their loving and passionate care given to Sylvia.

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