DeLane Lawrence Bauer, 58, Beulah died on February 9, 2019. Services will be held at 10:00 AM CDT on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Beulah Congregational Church, Beulah with Pastor Frank Sapp officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, south of Beulah.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday at Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah.
DeLane was born September 19, 1960 in Jamestown, North Dakota. He was the son of Lawrence and Darlene (Finck) Bauer. DeLane grew up in Bismarck and graduated from Bismarck High in 1978. He continued his education at Dickinson State College with a cross country and track scholarship. DeLane attained a B. S. Degree in Biology. In 2009 DeLane was inducted into the Dickinson State University Athletic Hall of Fame as one of the school’s best long distance runners. DeLane was on the NDCAC all-conference first team and the team’s Most Valuable Runner all four seasons he competed. After college, DeLane worked as summer help at Knife River Coal, which later became Dakota Westmoreland, in Beulah. Throughout his 36 year career DeLane was an Environmental Technician, Reclamation Foreman, and then a Production Supervisor and Wildlife Technician. For the past few years, DeLane has been the groundskeeper at the Black Sands Golf Course in Beulah.
On June 9, 1990, DeLane married Sandra Cline at Beulah Congregational Church, where he was a member and a current deacon. Together they had two daughters, Alyssa and Emilee. DeLane enjoyed spending time with his family and felt honored to have a granddaughter, “the most beautiful thing ever”. He enjoyed gardening/canning, golfing, softball, bowling, and hunting but his passion was fishing. DeLane spent numerous hours enjoying nature and the outdoors as well as time with his four- legged companion, Zoey.
DeLane is survived by his wife Sandy, two daughters, Alyssa (Zach) Seibel, Beulah; Emilee Bauer and special friend, Garrett Nelson, Beulah; one granddaughter, Noelle Seibel; two brothers, Lance (Tina) Bauer, Bismarck; Darrik Bauer, Lincoln; numerous nieces and nephews, and mother-in-law, Maxine Cline, Beulah.
DeLane was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and father-in-law.
Arrangements are conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.