Elizabeth Ann Bauer, age 74 of Durand, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday morning, January 8, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire. Liz was born on June 1, 1946 in La Crosse. She was the daughter of Marian (Sylla) and Dominic Smick. Liz married her high school sweetheart, Roy A. Bauer on May 11, 1968 in Independence. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who always put others before herself. Liz made everyone feel important. Among her noted talents, Liz was a consummate home and garden decorator, exquisite at planning family events, and most importantly, she was the glue that held everyone together with a fervent commitment to family. Liz was no party pooper,...