A long-time Marinette County Board member has passed away. 68-year-old Russ Bauer died Saturday, January 13th following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Bauer served as Supervisor for District 18 for nearly 20 years and sat on the county’s Highway, Personnel, Building and Property, and Executive Committees. He had filed for re-election on the April 3rd ballot. Bauer was first elected to the Marinette County Board in 1998.