ADRIAN – Gladys Ann Bauer, age 94, of Adrian, died Monday, February 15, 2021, at Charlotte-Stephenson Manor.
She was born December 27, 1926 in Blissfield to Robert G. and Elnora M. (Wahl) Wood. On June 18, 1955, she married Harold Bauer. He preceded her in death on May 27, 2001. Gladys had been employed by Bohn Aluminum for 14 years. She was also a partner in farming with her husband all her married life. She enjoyed crocheting and blessing many people with her beautiful handywork. Gladys enjoyed playing cards and in younger years, she loved going camping, fishing in Canada using her blue rapala bait because she said the fish bit best when she used it, sitting at her kitchen table, drinking a cup of coffee with friends and family just talking about what was happening in life or sitting on her porch watching the birds.
Gladys is survived by one son, James (Teresa) Bauer of Adrian; one daughter, Karen A. (James) Kelsey of Delta, OH; a brother, Winthrop Wood of Big Rapids, MI; one sister, Janice Grob of Wayne, PA; five grandchildren, Brandi (Joe) Johns, Sarah (Brent) Brown, Adam (Melissa) Bauer, Anthony (Jessica) Kelsey and Allison (Mikey) McPherson; three great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two sisters.
Visitation for Gladys will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2021, from 2-6 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and social distancing regulations, only a limited number of individuals will be allowed in the chapel at a time and face coverings are required. The funeral service will be private with Pastor Harold Ratliff officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.