David Orlyn Bauer was born Dec. 25, 1946, in Clinton to Orlyn and Fern Reiling Bauer. He was a 1965 graduate of DeWitt High School. Dave was employed by International Harvester in Rock Island for over 20 years. He also worked at Liquid Gro in the spring and fall. Dave was a talented Mason Brick Layer, working on various projects over the years.
He enjoyed raising hogs, golfing, gardening, fishing, NASCAR and was an Iowa Hawkeyes fan.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Michael Garofalo, of Vernon, New Jersey; a son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Suzanne Bauer, of Indianola; four grandchildren, Emily and Justin Garofalo and Amanda and Mitchell Bauer; sisters, Donna (Ronnie) Claussen, of DeWitt, and Debra (Rodney) Paysen, of DeWitt; and nieces and nephews.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Burial was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in DeWitt.
Condolences may be expressed at schultzfuneralhomes.com.
Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt is caring for the arrangements.