Susan D. Bauer, 75, of Port Washington, WI died December 18, 2018 at her home.
She was born November 3, 1943 in Milwaukee, WI to Alvin and Dorothy Walsh Voigt. Growing up she attended local schools and graduated from Brookfield Central High School. She married John W. Knebel in Milwaukee on March 26, 1966 and started a family. He preceded her in death October 31, 1986.
Through the years Susan lived in Milwaukee, WI, Knoxville, TN and Atlanta, GA before settling in Port Washington, WI in June of 1995. She worked as an administrative assistant in various insurance and real estate offices, holding insurance and real estate licenses.
She married John J. Bauer on January 20, 1996 in Port Washington. Together they enjoyed camping around the state and were members of the West Bend Kettle Kampers Chapter of the Wisconsin Camping Association. She enjoyed tracing geneology, making digital scrapbooks for family and friends and being a very social person.
Susan is survived by her husband John Bauer of Port Washington, WI and children Rhonda (Mike) Wells of Turtletown, TN, John (Glennette) Knebel of Dallas, GA and Lee Bauer of Greendale, WI. Further survived by grandchildren Rebecca Wells and Casey Rohman, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her first husband John Knebel and 2 brothers Donald and Paul Voigt.
Funeral services will be held at 11AM on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Portview Church, 3457 County LL, Port Washington, WI. Visitation 10 – 11 am Saturday at church prior to the service. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park, Milwaukee, WI.
Memorials to Ozaukee Christian School (341 S. Dries Street, Saukville, WI 53080) or Humane Society of donor’s choosing.
POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.