Sikorski - (Obit Leader)
Sikorski - (Obit Leader)

In Memory of Frances Bauch

January 20, 1922 - May 2, 2021

It is with sadness and peace that we announce the passing of Frances Bauch, age 99, of Rice Lake, formerly of Barron, Sunday, May 2, 2021.

Frances was born on January 20, 1922 to John and Bernice Betley.

She was raised in Poskin with her eleven siblings. During the war, she worked at the Defense Plant. In 1943, she married Orval “Bud” Bauch and moved to Barron, where she worked alongside her husband on their Sunrise Dairy operation.

She was a longtime member of the Neighborhood Club and Salem Lutheran Church. She was a Sunday school teacher, was a member of Rachel Circle and enjoyed working at the church bazaar. Her flower and vegetable gardens, embroidery work, reading the newspaper, watching the Brewers were her hobbies.

She is survived by her 3 daughters, Diane (Ron) Paulus, Beverly (Terry) Landsvork and Gail (Bill) Weber; 6 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She leaves behind her other family, friends and the caring staff and residents she bonded with at her Brentwood home where she resided the past nine years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, twin daughters, Bonnie and Betty; great-grandson, Nicholas; 5 brothers and 6 sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Rausch and Steel Funeral Home in Barron. Visitation will be from 9:30 until 11:00 at the funeral home before the service on Wednesday morning. Burial will be at Wayside Cemetery in Barron.

Arrangements are being handled by Rausch and Steel Funeral Home in Barron.

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