Linda Lou Bauer, age 83, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Friday, November 5th, 2021, at her home. She was born August 17th, 1938, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Roy Ray and Elizabeth (Howell) Bauer.
She is survived by her sister, Phyllis (Lowell) Horton of DeKalb, Illinois; and her significant other, James G. Coleman of Oak Hill, Ohio; as well as numerous friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her nephew, David Horton.
Linda was a beloved Professor at the University of Rio Grande for 38 years in the Education Department. She also served as county supervisor and worked with autistic children through a government funded grant as well as at Oak Hill Union local schools. She was a caring and compassionate mentor to her many students and was the type of person who lit up a room with her smile. Linda will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Per her wishes, no public services will be held. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Jackson County Dog Pound or any children’s charity of your choice.