Jack Wayne Bauer

March 5, 1951 - August 21, 2021

Jack Wayne Bauer, 70, of Winnie, died Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born March 5, 1951, in Beaumont, to Mary Heiner Bauer and Robert E. Bauer.

Jack served in multiple positions with the Texas Rice Improvement Association, East Chambers Agricultural Historical Society, Jefferson County Appraisal District, Hope Lutheran Church, Coastal Cattle Association, and the Jefferson County Agricultural Committee. He was named the 1991 Texas Rice Festival Farmer of the Year. Jack was the third generation to farm rice and raise cattle. His son Gerald is continuing in his footsteps and hopefully one day his children, Kash or Kimber, will carry on the farm.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Christie Bauer; son, Gerald Bauer and his wife, Marcia, of Winnie; daughters, Sherri Tidwell and her husband, Gary, of DeQuincy, Louisiana; and Jennifer Abshire and her husband, Tim, of Fannett; mother, Mary Bauer of Winnie; sisters, Carol Walther of Maryville, Illinois, Janet Taylor of Houston, and Linda Bauer of Bastrop; grandchildren, Cheyenne Mengers, Shelby Bauer, Colton Elkins, Kash Bauer, Kimber Bauer, Kerri Gresham, Nicholas Abshire, and Gracelyn Abshire; and two great-grandchildren, Holden Gollihare and Allen Mengers.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Bauer, and his sister, Marilyn Erickson.

A gathering of Mr. Bauer’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A second gathering will begin 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Hope Lutheran Church, 1322 9th Street, Winnie, with his interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Hope Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 701, Winnie, Texas 77665.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • August 25, 2021
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Hope Lutheran Church
  • 1322, 9th St, Winnie, TX, 77665,
  • August 26, 2021
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Funeral Service

Hope Lutheran Church
  • 1322, 9th St, Winnie, TX, 77665,
  • August 26, 2021
  • 11:00 am

Interment

Fairview Cemetery
  • , , Winnie, TX, 77665,

Comments (34)

    Bruce and Wynette Scott says:

    We are so sorry for the family’s loss. We both thought he was a fine person. Our thoughts and prayers are with Christy, Mrs.Bauer and their family.

    Laura Seaux says:

    Christie and familly, I am very sorry for your !oss. Jack was a sweet man, friendly, and always smiling. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Steve and Lisa Franzen says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

    Kelby R Boldt says:

    I am truly sorry to hear about Jack. It was my pleasure to have worked with him on Extension and other programs in behalf of agriculture in Southeast Texas. He was a true leader and will be missed by all. God bless you Christie, Mary and the rest of his family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Tommy & Theresa Frugia says:

    So very sorry to hear about Jack! He will be greatly missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with all the family❤️🙏

    Deirdre Blanchard says:

    Mike and I are so sorry for your families loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Mitchell & Susie Koop says:

    We have always looked up to Jack and his family. Jack has truly left a legacy. A fine Christian man, Jack will be missed by all. Our hearts go out to Christie, Mary, Jennifer, Gerald, Sherri and ALL the family.
    In Christian Love,
    Mitchell & Susie Koop

    Sherrell Young says:

    Christie, So sorry for your loss of your husband.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Megan Broussard says:

    So very sorry for your loss! Prayers & Love to your Family!

    Dianne Jones MacKenzie says:

    Sending our families’ love and prayers for comfort. I will miss our talks about land stewardship and the responsibilities left to us by our fathers and grandfathers. His advice was always appreciated and valued.
    Rest in God’s loving arms.

    Russell and Mary Simon says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. Jack was a kind and thoughtful man. Always had a smile on his face and a happy hello for everyone. He will be missed by many. Fly high Jack and rest in peace.

    Shawn Rice says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your whole family.

    Cooper & Amanda Terrill says:

    We are sending our deepest condolences and praying for comfort for all. Jack was a great man and his impact in the community and on all those he met will be truly missed.

    Mel & Jane Kraehnke says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Randy Slater says:

    My condolences to all of the family. I always enjoyed working with Jack when I was a loan officer and member of several committees with him. Always had the utmost respect of his opinions and always thought of him as a good friend. I will miss him. Randy Slater.

    Kimberly Glenn says:

    Gerald and Sherri I am so sorry hear about your dad. My prayers and thoughts are with the family

    Sandra Smith Ludwig says:

    We Nome kids (3rd grade)….Myself, Donna, Jack, Mitch,Henrietta, Terry, and a few more …..stayed together through school. Like family!!! RIP Jack. A job well done!

    Vickie & Ken Pelt says:

    Mrs. Mary & Family,
    Ken & I would like to express our
    condolences for your loss. May God’s
    peace & comfort fill your heart knowing
    Jack is in the arms of Jesus.

    Kay Nolte Abernathy says:

    We send love and prayers for all of you. As a special family in our lives, we are proud of have taught all of Mary and Robert’s children. May God’s love comfort you.
    Kay

    Keith and Cheryl Bauer says:

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Jack was such a wonderful person. Jack was too young to leave but know he”s not alone. God bless you Christie, Mary and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Shelly Longoria says:

    My heart breaks for you all, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for this wonderful family.

    Tommye Hodges says:

    Just learned of Jack’s passing. So sorry for your loss. He was such a fine Christian man. Prayers for Comfort & Peace for all.

    Breck Koelemay says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed meeting with him and appreciated his wisdom. He has been a great help with my dad. He will truly be missed.

    John & Regina Heiner says:

    To Our Dear Bauer Family,

    We want to express our deepest condolences.

    We will continue to pray for peace and healing during your time of mourning.

    Love,

    John & Regina Heiner

    Steve & Melissa Hodges says:

    So unbelievable to lose a friend. You will definitely be missed by many. Rest in peace Jack.

    Carol and James Gentz says:

    I am so sorry about your loss. Jack will forever remembered as one of the kindest and solid men we have known.
    Our condolences to the whole family especially sweet Mary.

    Ginger Beavers says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with Christie and the rest of Jack’s family at this painful time of his loss. May God provide you with His loving comfort and strength during this time.

    Tootie Schroeder Trahan. says:

    So sorry to hear about JACK. Love and prayers for you and your family.

    Alvin & Alice Simon says:

    So very sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Tiffany Meguess says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a wonderful man and I am glad to have known him.

    Kim Dearbonne Waller says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Jack. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

    Patrick Larson says:

    A fine man who I greatly admired and respected. Such a great loss to his family and everyone who knew him.
    My heartfelt condolences to Christie, Mrs. Mary and all the family.

    Kathy and Duffy Breaux Jr. says:

    Our deepest condolences. May God comfort and bless your family.

    Betty and Corky Peebles says:

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

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