Linus Tauer, 72, of rural Morgan died peacefully Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Morgan with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held today from 4-7 p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., all at the Nelson-Martin Funeral Home in Morgan will continue at the church on Tuesday for one hour prior to services.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Morgan. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelsonmartinfuneralservice.com.
Linus N. Tauer, the son of Sylvester and Mary (Zins) Tauer, was born December 6, 1939 in Morgan Township, Redwood County.
He was raised on the family farm – and has resided there his entire life.
Linus received his formal education at Morgan Public School, graduating with the Class of 1957. Following graduation, he farmed the family farm.
On January 20, 1962, Linus married Patricia Jaros in Vesta. He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Morgan where he served on the church board and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Linus also belonged to the Lions Club. He enjoyed snowmobiling and motorcycling in his younger years. Linus loved farming and traveling with his wife.
Linus is survived by his sons Daniel (Mary) Tauer of Morgan, Michael (Aunie) Tauer of Becker and Dr. Thomas (Lisa) Tauer of Effort, Pa.; and his grandchildren Marisa (fiance Nate) Tauer, Stephanie Tauer, Bryant Tauer, Liz Tauer, Tricia Tauer, Rachael Tauer, Michael Tauer and Sophia Tauer.
Also surviving are his brothers Eugene and Jerome Tauer, both of Morgan.
He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Tauer in 1993, and his daughter Theresa Marie.
Blessed be his memory.