Judith “Judy” Bauer

Judith “Judy” A. Bauer, 80, of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

A graveside service was held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson, Iowa.

Judy was born December 24, 1938 in Ireton, Iowa, the daughter of Peter J. and Helen (Ganzeveld) Van Wyhe.

She attended a country school until graduating from eighth grade. After that she attended Ireton High School, where she graduated.

After graduation she attended National Business Training school to learn clerical and secretarial skills for working doing office work.

Following graduation from National Business Training school, she worked for Sioux Tools until she began working at Metz Baking in Sioux City, where she worked for 20 years until her retirement.

Judy attended Wayne State Teachers College.  She and Milton Bauer were married August 2, 1964.  They made their home on the farm that they lived on during their married life.

Milton passed away July 1, 2014.  Judy continued to live on the farm up until the present time.  She will always be remembered for being a kind and gentle person who was very devoted to her family.

Judy is survived by two daughters, Allison Bauer and Natalie Bauer, both of Kingsley; one sister, Jeanine Meyer of Alta, IA; three brothers: Donald (Dorothy) Van Wyhe of Ireton, IA; Ralph (Shirley) Van Wyhe of Salem, SD; and Daniel Van Wyhe of Ireton, IA.  Also surviving are nieces and nephews.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Milton; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Henry and Dorathea Bauer; and her brother-in-law, Jerry Meyer.

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