Visitation and the service are open to the public. Visitation will be a walk through visitation. COVID-19 restrictions will be implemented and masks are required. Eugene Tauer was born on August 1, 1932 to Sylvester and Mary (Zins) Tauer at their home in Clements, MN. He attended St. Michael’s Catholic school in Morgan. On April 10, 1951, Eugene was united in marriage to Martha Serbus at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bechyn, MN. He had a great passion for farming and farmed north of Springfield for 69 years and raised their 8 children there. For 17 years, the couple traveled to Sun City West, AZ for the winter. He enjoyed playing cards, visiting, and family gatherings. Eugene was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church and served on the building committee and was a member of Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife Martha of 69 years; children - Joyce (Gary) Barden, Shirley (Ron) Welter, Dennis (Chris) Tauer, Don (Cathy) Tauer, James (Jackie) Tauer, Joan (Roland) Engel, Sandy (Rick) Ellis, and Nancy (Jon) Molin; 23 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and a brother - Jerome Tauer. Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, brother, and grandchild Eric.