85 year old Francis Robert Dauer of rural New Ulm died Tuesday at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11am Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8pm on Thursday and 7:30-10:30am on Friday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm. The St. Mary’s Catholic Aid Society and Knights of Columbus will pray the rosary at 6:30pm and there will be a parish prayer service at 7:30pm, both at the funeral home on Friday. Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm is in charge of the arrangements.