Margaret E. Bauer, age 86 of Deckerville Michigan passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at Autumnwood of Deckerville. She was born on February 22, 1931 in Lucinda to the late Jacob and Theresa (Engel) Gatesman. Margaret and Richard Bauer were united in marriage on October 23, 1954 at St. Joseph Church in Lucinda. Margaret was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, of the Holy Apostles Parish. She enjoyed volunteering at church, gardening and especially feeding the birds. Margaret is survived by her husband Richard Bauer of Deckerville, children: Juliana Roberts of Shelby Twp., Stephen (Florence) Bauer of Romeo, Bernard Bauer of Deckerville, Timothy (Heidi) Bauer of Rochester Hills, grandchildren: Matthew & Michael Roberts, Christina Lazzara, Andrew, Patrick, Josie and Maddie Bauer and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Aloysius Gatesman. The family will receive friends and family from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at St. Joseph Church in Lucinda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated immediately following at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Czarkowski, pastor, as celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.