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John M. Bauer

July 19, 1983 - November 5, 2017

              

 

MUNCIE – John M. Bauer, 34, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 5, 2017.

He was born on July 19, 1983 in Indianapolis, the son of John David and Gayle N. (Norris) Bauer and graduated from Anderson High School in 2001. On July 28, 2012 in Anderson, he married Katherine A…READ MORE

              

 

MUNCIE – John M. Bauer, 34, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 5, 2017.

He was born on July 19, 1983 in Indianapolis, the son of John David and Gayle N. (Norris) Bauer and graduated from Anderson High School in 2001. On July 28, 2012 in Anderson, he married Katherine A. “Katie” Wright.

John worked as a representative for Samsung and most recently for Vera Mae’s. He was an accomplished guitarist and member of the band, Giving Way. He loved the outdoors, camping, BBQ and was an excellent cook. John had a great sense of humor and intelligence and loved all animals, especially cats.

Surviving are his wife, Katie Bauer of Muncie; his mother, Gayle N. Bauer of Anderson; his father, John David Bauer (wife, Carol Ann) of Sebring, FL; two sisters, Christy Jones of Georgia and Jill Sassmannshausen of Fort Wayne; grandparents, Vern Norris, Don and Bonnie Wright and James and Faith Kesler, all of Anderson; aunt, Diana Bowen (husband, Jeff) of Indianapolis; his father and mother-in-law, Joe and Michelle Wright of Anderson; one sister-in-law, Caroline Ballard (husband, Adam) of Greenwood; dear friends, Will, Maggie, Dan, Emily, Kendra, Sean and Jessica, along with many others.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Fran Norris.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and cremation will take place.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Muncie Animal Shelter, 911 W. Riggin Road, Muncie, IN  47303; National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, MHA-NYC, 50 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New York  10004, 1-800-273-8255 or online at: suicidepreventionlifeline.org; or to the Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E. Main Street, Muncie, IN 47305.

The Meeks Mortuary, Washington Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

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