Nellie Ann (Thompson) Bauer, at the age of 74 years old, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 in Parker, Colorado. Nellie was born on December 30, 1947 in Lamar, Colorado to Cecil Eugene and Edith May Thompson. She graduated from Lamar High School in 1966 and attended Lamar Community College. It was at a boarding house in Lamar where she met her future husband of more than 50 years, Gerald Bauer. He asked her to iron his softball uniform, she told him no "because she might get used to it". He said that's when he knew he had her. They dated for 8 months and were married on December 24, 1971. Two of their five children, Lisa and Michael, were born in Lamar. The other three, Lindsay, Shelly and...