November 1, 2023
Stories this photo appears in:
Rosemary J. “Rosie” Bauer, 64, of Albany, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Oct. 25, 2023, at her home in Albany. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was Oct. 30 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany with the Rev. Julius Beckermann, O.S.B., officiating. A private burial will be at Camp Ripley in Little Falls at a later date. Rosemary Juanita Bauer was born May 4, 1959, in Melrose, to Edmund and Delores (Jacobs) Roerick. She was united in marriage to David Bauer Oct. 31, 1987, in St. Francis. Rosie worked with Lisa Meyer at Salon Progressive for 20 plus years. She enjoyed visiting and taking care of her clients and traveling, but most of all, she loved her husband, children and her grandchildren. Survivors include her husband, Dave Bauer; children Kalie (Joe) Klaphake, Brittany (Jacob) Scepaniak, Brianna (Kevin) Young and Jonathan (Sara) Bauer; grandchildren Peyton, Jack and Stella Klaphake, William Scepaniak, Theodore, Edmund and Charlie Young, and soon-to-be baby Bauer; and siblings Kathy (Roger) Roske, Dennis Roerick (special friend Cindy), Diane (Jerry) Zierden, Richard (Pam) Roerick, Marlene Roerick, Carol (Dan) Dobmeier, Kevin Roerick (special friend Annie), Elaine (Larry) Hoeschen and Dan (Sarah) Roerick. Rosie was preceded in death by her parents, Edmund and Delores Roerick; infant sister Mary; and father-in-law Melvin Bauer. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral and Cremation Services of Melrose.