Joseph Edward Bauer

April 26, 1939 - October 11, 2011 

Joseph Edward Bauer

April 26, 1939 - October 11, 2011 

Obituary for Joseph Edward Bauer

Joseph Edward Bauer Jr., age 72, passed away suddenly October 11,2011 in his home. He was born April 26, 1939 to Margaret and Joseph E. Bauer Sr. in Toledo. Joe was a graduate of Woodward High School and attended the University of Toledo for 2 years. He honorably served his country as a member of the Army. Joe worked for 20 years at Joseph's grocery store and for 20 years as a sales representative for American Tobacco Co. An avid sports fan, Joe enjoyed bowling at Miracle Lanes, was an umpire for 15 years and was a faithful supporter of the Detroit Tigers and the Miami Dolphins. He loved spending time with family and friends at his cottage. He was a proud grandfather to his two grandchildren. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Rita; son, Joey (Karen Rickman) Bauer III; grandson, Lil Joey Bauer IV and granddaughter, Madyson Bauer. He will also be missed by his Franklin Park mall breakfast buddies. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated 12:00pm Tuesday at Christ the King Church. Friends are invited to visit from 2:00 to 8:00pm Monday in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home 3000 Sylvania Avenue. Interment in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.ansberg-west.com

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