Cynthia Jo Bauer, 44, of Chesterton, IN passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 following an extended illness. She was born in Gary, IN on September 19, 1975 to Robert Mikalowsky and Frances Mikalowsky-Ruschak.
Cindy is a graduate of Portage High School and worked for many years as a server and cocktail waitress. She will be fondly remembered as a fun-loving soul with a big heart. Cindy liked to travel and have a good time. She lived life to the fullest! She took several cruises to the Bahamas and was always up for a Jimmy Buffet concert. Cindy also loved fast cars; and was very proud of her very favorite car, her bright red 2005 corvette C6!
Cindy is survived by her mother; her husband, John Bauer of Chesterton; her daughter, Allison (Robert Elkins) Terwilliger of Portage; and her grandchildren, Mason Terwilliger, Valorie Cooper, Aurora Elkins and Delilah Elkins. Cindy’s sister, Theresa (Kevin) Lueder of Noblesville also survives as do her niece, Christina Wisneski; nephew Justin Swalls (Ashley); and many other loving family members and friends.
She is preceded in death by her father and her nephew, Joshua Swalls.
She will be greatly missed.
No services are currently scheduled.
My heart is broken missing my Baby Girl.I pray that God opens up the gates of Heaven for you.
God will take care of your baby girl until we all meet again. Love you Aunt Frances ❤️
Love,hugs and prayers to Cindy’s family
Cindy was always so full of life, so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers for all her family.
Praying for all of you!
Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
John and I send you our sympathies and our thoughts and prayers. I sincerely believe Cindy is at peace with the Angel’s above.
This is so sad! My sincere sympathy to Fran, Theresa and her husband John,,daughter and grandchildren. She is with God now.
Rest in peace cousin Cindy ! Sending prayers and love to you cousin Theresa and aunt Frances. ♥️🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼♥️
I never would’ve been able to share all the experience, I have been able to from world wide to cruise Bermuda , the Islands ,the Bahamas. If I never had you pushing and directing me they would of never not to mention the unknown of times to Las Vegas. Anything you ever asked for you received up to the Corvettes. You gave meaning and a purpose. Right to end. I wasn’t able to fix things as I Alwàys did In the past and I apologize. I’m having a hard time with this. I wish you could help. I do & always will Love You!!! You Know the phrase “BoyFriend Give some chips “‘ then here comes the Purple @ Orange. Until we meet again
To take a phrase from you “A Happy Table is a Winning table” Save me a spot and Keep the Table Happy$”!
Keeping you in my prayers Frances! 💜
I will miss my best friend we had so much fun at the casino on your birthday you had so much love for your friends you alway had a beautiful smile i will miss you dearly fly high my friend you got your winds
I lost one of the best friends I’ve ever had. I hate that you’re gone Cindy I hope you did not suffer in any way because you didn’t deserve to. I hope you’re in a good place with loved ones and friends. Till I see you again.
Your a huge part of our life Cinnabon’s We always remember you as a fun loving always trying to make people laugh and smile. This was at a very important time in our life when Dave and I first met. We will never forget your smile great spunk and overall great fun loving heart. RIH Cindy til we meet again ❤️
Cindy Lou Hoo . . . Is what I always called you … I will miss both of us wishing each Happy Birthday at midnight on our day . . . I know you are giving Heaven a good laugh . . . I will never forget you and I will surely miss you . . Until we can hug again!!