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Goglin Funeral Home, Scotland
Thursday March 1st, 2012
3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Zion Lutheran Church, Scotland
Friday March 2nd, 2012

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Gary Lee Bauder

Pastor Jonathan Vehar
Organist ~ Dorothy Bietz
"Amazing Grace"
"Jesus Loves Me"
"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"
"God Be With You 'Til We Meet Again"
Sean Bauder
Dan Haase
John Haase
J. D. Jensen
Jay Kokes
Fred Kubal
Joe Sedlacek, Jr.
Shane Wynia
Gary’s Grandchildren
Past & Present Board Members
of the Tabor Lumber Co-op
Gary Lee Bauder was born Wednesday, September 6, 1944 in Scotland, South Dakota to Richard and Martha (Orth) Bauder. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Scotland. He graduated from Scotland High School in 1962. After high school, Gary worked a few years at Utica Lumber, the Lesterville Farmer’s Union Co-op, and the Scotland Creamery. He began farming southeast of Scotland, near Lesterville, in 1971. Gary was united in marriage to Janet McCord on March 25, 1972 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Woonsocket. They moved to Scotland in 1998. Gary continued to help on the farm, and also did garden tilling and moved snow for various people in the area. Gary was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church. He was an active member of the parish, singing in the choir for over 40 years and serving as Treasurer for seven years. He also sang in the Community Choir for several years. Gary was recently recognized for having served on the Board of Directors for the Tabor Lumber Co-op for 30 years, for which he was Secretary for 25 of those years. Gary enjoyed collecting coins, caps, and toy tractors. His pastimes included bowling and playing cards, but his special joy in life was playing with his grandkids. Gary died on Monday, February 27, 2012 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton at the age of 67 years, 6 months and 21 days.
Gary will be remembered always by his wife of nearly 40 years, Janet, of Scotland; two children and four grandchildren: his son, Patrick (Cheryl) Bauder of Scotland and their daughters Ashley and Brittney; his daughter, Michelle (Tom) Hlavac of Scotland and their children James and Kristina; and a sister, Ruthann (Bob) Wrobel of Ankeny, Iowa.
In addition to his parents, Richard and Martha Bauder, Gary was preceded in death by a brother in infancy.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the Scotland and Lesterville Volunteer Fire Departments.

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Ruthann, Sorry about your brother.

Beverly Boone Mar 26 2012 3:01 PM

Janet & Family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband, dad & grandpa. Death does not separate us from those we love. Instead, it deepens our union with God and with each other. I have alot of fond memories of Gary singing with him in the church choir and in Community Choir. He had the most beautiful bass voice only God could have blessed him with. Our prayers are with you.

David & Joanie Auch Mar 10 2012 1:00 PM

Gary was a good person and he will be missed by the class of '62. It was quite a shock to hear about his passing and I can't even begin to understand the shock you must be feeling. Know that you are in our prayers, Janet, as well as your family.

Ellen (Ireland) Melius Mar 2 2012 11:26 AM

Our Deepest Sympathy. Janet, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Dennis and Pauline Brandt Mar 1 2012 8:12 PM

We are sooo very sorry about the loss of Gary!! And, that we are not there to help support you all during this time!! Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers! Love, Darla and John

Darla Scribner Mar 1 2012 11:55 AM

Janet and family Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband, father and grandfather.. I will miss seeing him this year at our class reunion, he was always there to welcome us all. God be with you all for your loss. Virginia

Virginia (Mueller) Bertelsen Mar 1 2012 6:59 AM

It's been a couple of years since we last visited. I can't express what a terrible shock it was to get Del's e-mail about Gary. There is always a time under the sun, but, little do we understand the why now Lord. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Gary was a very nice guy. Ellen Melius

Ellen (Ireland) Melius Feb 29 2012 11:05 AM

Bauder Family, Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband, father & grandfather. We pray that you find comfort in the wonderful memories you shared. He will be greatly missed. God Bless.

Bill & Nicole Suurmeier Feb 29 2012 8:11 AM

We send our sincere sympathy to Janet and family at this time of loss. Our prayers continue for each of you. Sincerely, Ferne and Marvin Baltzer

Ferne and Marvin Baltzer Feb 28 2012 6:31 PM

My prayers go to Janet and Michelle and family. Gary was a good man and will be missed. I really enjoyed my time I spent out at your farm. Gary always made me feel wanted and I will cherish that time.

Jennifer Woodruff Feb 28 2012 6:27 PM

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