Luke Thomas Bauer was born September 19, 2021 in Saint Louis, Missouri to DaCota and Claire (Pytlinski) Bauer.
He arrived into the world and snuggled into the arms of his parents and close family until he went to be with Jesus. In addition to his parents, Luke is survived by his sister, Magdalena Bauer of Radom, Illinois; grandparents, Bruce and Annette Pytlinski of Waltonville, Illinois, Les and Carla Bauer of Woodlawn, Illinois; great-grandparents, Daniel Bochantin of Scheller, Illinois, Donna Bauer of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Marilyn and Carl Helverson of Mount Vernon, Illinois; Uncle, Austin Bauer and wife, Leslie of Mount Vernon, Illinois; aunts, Grace Mosbacher and husband, Cory of Oakdale, Illinois, Jordyn Dial and husband, Oakley of Woodlawn, Illinois; and expected cousin, Blakely Dial.
Luke was able to give the gift of life to others by honorably donating his organs and tissues.
A Private Family Graveside will be held. Memorials may be made in Luke’s honor to the Bauer Family in care of Dacota Bauer.Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-279-7272 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.