Sharon Ann (Spencer) Bauer
Gainesville, Fl - Sharon Ann (Spencer) Bauer of Gainesville, Florida passed away peacefully Sunday, January 10, 2021, with her family by her side. Sharon was the third of six children born to Curtis and Virginia Spencer (Trepanier) on November 21, 1935, in Oconto, Wisconsin. She liked going to her Grandpa and Grandma Trepanier's farm outside of Oconto and enjoyed sports, especially ice skating. When she was a sophomore her family moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She graduated from Mercy High School in 1954. She worked at a drug store soda fountain and for the phone company as an operator. She moved to Gainesville in June 1962. She worked at an answering service, Florida Farm Bureau, and almost 29 years at Belk Lindsey's in the Oaks Mall. She loved going to Crescent Beach with her family and loved to fish. She liked to play bridge and was a long time member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha service sorority.
She is survived by her long term companion Harry Brouillard, sons, daughters-in-laws, and grandchildren: Michael, Elizabeth, Rachel and Christopher, Rebecca, St. Augustine, FL; Gregory, Karen, William and Kerry, Thomas and Jen, Montville, NJ; Christopher, Diane, Christopher and Diana, Eric and Leigh, Jessica and Skylar, Longwood, FL; Eric and Donna, Winter Springs, FL; Stephen, LeeAnn, Spencer and Sarah, Carter, and Haley, Gainesville, FL.
She is further survived by her brother James Spencer, Cottage Grove, WI and sister Carol (Allen) Johnson, Germantown, WI, and her close sister-in- law Cynthia Bauer, Tampa, FL, and many other brothers-in-law and sisters- in-law. She was preceded in death by her parents Curtis and Virginia Spencer, stepfather Anson Abbott, her sisters Carmen (Spencer) Prekop of Milwaukee, Marilynn (Spencer) Robinson of Sun City, Arizona, Janice (Spencer) Hoover of Mass City, Michigan, sister-in-law Janet Spencer, and brothers-in-law Melvin Robinson and Robert Hoover. Her honorary pall bearers are her six grandsons: Christopher, Eric, Spencer, William, Thomas, and Carter.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in Sharon A. Bauer's name to 'The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
' at michaeljfox.org