Louis H. Sauer

Funeral services were held for Louis H. Sauer of Cedarburg on Feb. 2 at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

Louis died on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 at the age of 88.

Visitation was held at the church on Saturday, prior to the service. Interment took place at Zur Ruhe Cemetery.

Mueller Funeral Home of Cedarburg assisted with arrangements.

Louis was born in Milwaukee on Dec. 26, 1919, son of Hugo and Clara (nee Hoehn) Sauer. In 1948, he married Gerda Schaub.

During World War II, Louis was active in the 91st Infantry where he drove truck and did radio repair.

After military service, he worked for Harley-Davidson for 24 years. Louis was held in high regard for being a test driver for new prototype motorcycles and as a mechanic.

He also owned Karl and Louie’s Motorcycles in Allenton for five years.

Louis was a longtime member of First Immanuel Church in Cedarburg.

Louis is survived by his sister-in-law Mildred Schaub of Waukesha; his niece Ruth Birkholz of Waukesha; and dear friends, Bill and Jody Buss of Cedarburg.

Louis was preceded in death by his beloved wife Gerda; his parents; and his brother Hans.

Memorials to First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg are appreciated.

For online condolences, please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.