Bauer, Christopher Paul, 46, cherished husband of Sara and loving father of Sophie and Tristan, passed suddenly at home Oct. 31, 2014. Survived by parents, Paul and Linda Bauer, Grandmother Ruth Bauer, and brother Jeremy (Jennifer) Bauer. Chris graduated Bemidji State University and worked as a technical designer for Wells Fargo. Chris was a gifted musician and composer, performing in many venues. He was an accomplished swimmer, runner, skier, and canoeist. Chris cared deeply for people and was always willing to help those in need. He saw the good in everything and everybody. Chris was a strong, kind, and peaceful spirit who will be greatly missed by all. Another angel now resides in heaven. A celebration of Chris’ life will take place at The Refuge in Oak Grove at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Messages of condolence can be posted and will be forwarded to the family.