Jennifer K. (Karnes) Bauer, age 59, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019, at Waterville Healthcare in Waterville, Ohio, after an extended illness. Ms. Bauer was a 1978 graduate of Fairview High School and was employed by K-Mart as a manager in the Angola, Fort Wayne and Decatur, Indiana, stores. She retired with the closing of the Decatur store after twenty years of service to the company. Jennifer was an avid reader and enjoyed her internet games and candy.
Jennifer K. (Karnes) Bauer was born on May 30, 1960, in Defiance , Ohio, the daughter of Kenneth D. and Ethel “DeAnn” (Hudkins) Karnes.
Survivors include two sons, Mitchell (Megan) Bauer, of Edon, Ohio, and Jason (Diana) Bauer, of Montpelier, Ohio; three brothers, Kenneth Karnes, of Bryan, Jeffrey (Kathy) Karnes, of Edgerton, Ohio, and Todd (Cindy) Karnes, of Bryan; one sister, Beth (Joe) Coehlo, of Woodland, California; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019, from 3:00-7:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan. Services will be on Friday, September 27, 2019, at 1:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Bryan, with Pastor Brock Rohrer officiating. Private interment will take place in Williams Center Cemetery, Williams Center, Ohio.
Memorials are requested to Waterville Healthcare Activities Fund.