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Lucille Bauer

Lucille  Bauer

Lucille Bauer, age 86 of Durand, died Saturday, October 9, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital in Chippewa Falls.

Lucille was born on October 6, 1935 in Plum City. She was the daughter of Nelson and Caroline (Hill) King. Lucille grew up on the family farm in Porcupine and graduated from Arkansaw High School. She married Harold C. Bauer on October 6, 1953 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Plum City. After marriage, they farmed and lived in Town of Peru, where she remained the rest of her life. Lucille worked at Fabratech and Minnesota Wire and Cable, both in Eau Claire.

Lucille enjoyed crafts, playing the piano and making bookmarks for people. She also enjoyed collecting. Most of all, Lucille loved to spend time with family and friends.

Lucille is survived by her husband of 68 years, Harold; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, Godchildren, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, one child in infancy Joseph and three brothers, Charles King, Nelson King Jr. and Michael King in infancy.

Private Family Mass will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church-Lima in Durand. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Rose Glatczak

    I am so d sad irruption you hear about Lucille’s passing. She was a special person!

  2. Paul Wagner

    Lucile always had a smile, Harold educated me on birthing cows. Great salt of the earth people.
    God Bless their journey now.

  3. Brian and Sue Wagner

    I was sad to learn of Lucile's passing. She and Harold were good friends for many years. Sympathies to you Harold and entire Bauer family.

  4. Cynthia Bauer

    I enjoyed working with Lucille at Minnesota Wire. She was a great person, and I will miss her.

  5. Allen King

    From The King family here in Texas much love Uncle Harry and rest in peace on Lucille. Sending much love

  6. Larry and Rita Gruber

    Our sympathy Harold. She will be remembered inour prayers.

  7. Jeff and Gail Boigenzahn

    So sorry to hear of the loss of this wonderful lady and neighbor. Our thoughts and prayers are with Harold and all of the family.

  8. Rick and Carol Richardson

    Harold and family,
    Sending our condolences. Keeping all in prayer.

  9. Kristine A Polzer

    We were saddened to hear of Lucille's passing. Sending sympathy to Harold. Always enjoyed visiting with both of you.

    Kris and Dave Polzer

  10. Mary Ann Schuh and Tony

    So sorry for the loss, I loved Lucille, definitely a sweet and friendly neighbor, surely miss the funeral mass to say goodbye.

  11. Brian Gabriel

    Our deepest sympathy -- Brian and Norma Gabriel, old neighbors from the town of Peru.

  12. Michael and Rita Hayden

    Sympathy to the family and prayers sent! She was a wonderful person!


    So sorry for your loss

  14. Chuck & Rosanne Reckin

    We're sorry to learn of Lucille's death. Our prayers and sympathy to Harold and the rest of Lucille's family.

  15. Dennis & Mary Ellen Brunner

    Harold, you have our deepest sympathy. Always enjoyed visiting with both you & Lucille.

  16. Gerry and Maria Brantner

    So sorry for the loss of Aunt Lucille. Many prayers to you, Uncle Harold and family!
    Mom and Dad were definitely there to greet her too.

  17. Donna/Ed Bauer

    So sorry to learn of Lucilles passing. Condolences to Harold and entire Bauer famoly

  18. Mary A Schwartz

    So sorry for your loss always enjoyed visiting with her she was a great lady

  19. Amy Lokken

    Sorry to hear of Lucille's passing. I'm sure Mom and Dad were there to welcome her. Rest In Peace, Lucille.
    Thoughts and Prayers~ Amy and Chris Lokken

  20. Jean Gardner

    Sorry for the loss of Lucille. She was a great lady and friend condolences Harold and rest of family and friends. May Lucille RIP!

  21. Nona Buchholz (Arnie Bauer’s daughter)

    So sorry for your loss!

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