Ivan E. Bauer, of Chesterfield, MO, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022, at the age of 96. Beloved husband of the late Hazel Mae Bauer; cherished son of the late Walter and Minnie Bauer. Devoted father of John (Julie) Bauer, and the late infant daughter, Carol Mae Bauer; loving grandfather of Katherine Anne Bauer, Elizabeth Grace Bauer, and Christopher John Bauer.
Ivan loved to farm and fly airplanes. He got his private pilot license and owned and flew his own helicopter in the 70s. His grandchildren were his world, and he was a loving father and grandfather. Ivan was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in Ivan's name to Community United Methodist Church in LaMoille, IL.
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