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George V. Sauter
MANSFIELD: George Vincent Sauter, 93, of Mansfield, OH and Jacksonville, FL, passed away June 14, 2013, in Jacksonville, FL.
Mr. Sauter practiced law in Mansfield for more than forty years and was senior partner of the firm Sauter and Hohenberger. He was a member of the Richland County Bar Association; the Ohio State Bar Association; the Insurance Section of the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Sauter was admitted to practice before the Ohio State Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the Northern Division.
Mr. Sauter was born in Hobart, IN on Christmas Day, 1919 to George V. Sauter and Mabel Johnson Sauter. He was graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in metallurgical engineering and from Case Western University with a J.D.
An involved member of The First Congregational Church, Mr. Sauter served on the Board of Trustees and the Endowment Committee; he also enjoyed his time teaching Sunday school to high school students. Mr. Sauter served on the Board of Trustees for Kingwood Center and briefly, on the Board of Trustees for The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra.
An avid sportsman, he enjoyed football, basketball, baseball and golf, enthusiasms he passed on to his family and enjoyed with his friends. For many years, Mr. Sauter also enjoyed playing cards with his friends over lunch downtown.
Mr. Sauter is survived by his wife of nearly 67 years, Jean Upham Sauter of Mansfield and Jacksonville; his daughter, Peggy L. Sauter of Asheville, NC, his son, George U. (Gus) Sauter (Karen) of Malvern, PA, his son, James V. Sauter (Kristi) of Woodridge, IL; his grandson, Trace U. Sauter of Charlotte, NC, his granddaughter, Sidney G. Sauter and his grandson, Spencer J. Sauter of Woodridge, IL; his step-granddaughter, Nicole Shafer Potts (Aaron) and his step-great-granddaughter, Hannah Lee Potts of Carmel, IN; his sister, Patricia S. Tuerff of Valparaiso, IN; his neice, Susan Tuerff Wasmund (Cliff) of Shelby Township, MI; and his nephew, John L. Tuerff, III of Omaha, Nebraska.
A family memorial service is planned for July 5th at Hardage-Giddens Beaches Chapel in Jacksonville Beach, FL. A future service will be held at the First Congregational Church in Mansfield.
Memorial contributions can be made to the First Congregational Church or to the
Published in the News Journal on July 2, 2013