Passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus at the age of 87. Beloved husband for 66 years of Erla (Wideman). Loving father of Marlene (Rick) Hornsby, Ron (Peggy), Grace (Ken) Bott, Ken (Pilar), Doris (Steve) Holst, Wayne (Ramona), and Laurie (Dean) Bott. Loving Grampa of 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Survived by brother Emanuel (Adeline), sisters Elizabeth (the late Joshua) Martin, Hettie (the late Sidney) Metzger, and Adah (the late Elam) Burkhart. He will be missed by his many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Predeased by son Warren (1992), infant daughter Lorna (1959), parents Titus and Adah (Martin) Bauman and several siblings. Visitation was held on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Bethel Mennonite Church. Funeral service was held on Monday, March 1, 2021 at Floradale Mennonite Church by invitation only, followed by a private family interment in Bethel Mennonite Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated, and may be placed through the Dreisinger Funeral Home at 519-669-2207.