Anna M SauerJanuary 29, 1921 ~ May 25, 2017 (age 96)
Anna Sauer, 96, of Olin passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Lahey Funeral Home in Olin at 7:00 p.m. A visitation will be from 4 – 7 p.m. before the service. Burial will be held at the Olin cemetery at a later date.
Anna was born on January 29, 1921 in Wyoming, Iowa to Thomas and Kjestine (Lausen) Jensen. She graduated from Onslow High School in 1939 as class valedictorian. She married Marion “Pete” Sauer on February 14, 1940. They moved to Olin in February of 1947, even at the age of 96 she lived independently on her own. She worked at Collins Radio Company for 25 years.
Anna was a member of the Olin American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing cards, and to embroider. She dearly loved her grandkids.
Those left to cherish her memories are three children; Randy (Kathy) Sauer of Olin, Kenny Sauer of Mt. Vernon, and Tanner (Karla) Sauer of Olin, 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, son Bradley, two daughters; DeeAnn Shors and Dixie Morgan Abt, 4 brothers; Jens, Bruno, Tom and Fred.
Memorials may be left for the family in her honor.
Online memorials may be left for the family at www.laheys.com