Harold Prince Bauer, our wonderful dad, grandfather, great grandfather, and great great grandfather, passed away on May 31, 2023 in Cedar City, UT after 96 years.
Harold was born August 25, 1926 in St. Thomas, Nevada to Albert and Lottie Prince Bauer where he grew up with his 2 brothers, Glenn and Edwin “Bud”.
Harold was briefly married to Edith M. Wise and had 3 children, 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, whom he loved dearly. In a time when single parents were less common, Harold was a pioneer by raising his children as a single father. Harold loved camping in the mountains and hunting and taught his sons and grandsons to hunt, fish and enjoy the outdoors.
He worked for Southern Nevada Operating Engineers Local 12 and retired as a heavy machine operator and pursued his true passion, hunting and fishing.
Harold is survived by his son, Harold P. Bauer Jr, brother Glen Bauer of Panguitch, UT; and proceeded in death by his son Cory Bauer, daughter Robin Melendez, Son John Albaugh, sister Larue Bauer Cannon, and Brother Edwin “Bud” Bauer.
Memorial Services will be Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. Utah time, at the Panguitch First Ward Chapel, 550 S 100 W, Panguitch, UT 84759. Friends may call prior to the service 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. before the services. Interment will be at the St. Thomas Cemetery in Overton, Nevada next to his beloved son Cory and daughter Robin.
His family will lovingly remember him and his legacy Bauer Ranch as a welcome sanctuary for the family to gather for getaways and reunions. — FUNERAL DIRECTORS: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti