J. Sauer, 66|
David J. Sauer, 66, of Campbellsport, passed away on Thursday April 25, 2013, at his home. He was born on June 29, 1946, in West Bend, the son of Clarence and Martha Sauer. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Kilian Church and was a 1965 graduate of Kewaskum High School. Dave served his country in the U.S. Army from May 11, 1966, to May 11, 1968, serving 18 months in Europe as a Spec. 4th mechanic. He also served two years in the Army Reserve as a weapons man. On Sept. 25, 1971, he married Marie F. Cartus at Holy Angels in West Bend. Dave was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1130 of Campbellsport, the VFW Post No. 8339 of Campbellsport, American Legion Post No. 347 of Lomira, AVA Chapter No. 448 of Newburg, and the West Bend Moose Lodge No. 1398. Dave worked at various manufacturing jobs with his last place of employment being Mills Fleet Farm in Fond du Lac where he was maintenance man for five years. Dave greeted most everyone he saw with a “hi or hello.”
Survivors include his son Robert of Campbellsport, his brother Dan (Sue) Sauer of Allenton, his sister Shirley (Lester) Simon of Campbellsport, his sister-inlaw Kathy (Ron) Schlefke of Wisconsin Rapids, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Dave was preceded in death by his wife Marie on June 13, 2007, his parents, sister-in-law and brother-inlaw Josephine and Norman Belhing, his niece Jessica Simon Abnet and nephew Scott Schlefke.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Sunday April 28, at 6 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Campbellsport. The Rev. Neil Zinthefer will officiate and burial with Military Honors will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Kilian Cemetery, St. Kilian. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until time of Mass at the church. Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.