Ella May Mary Sauers, 78, of Hampstead, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Born Jan. 6, 1936, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late James Thomas Ritter and Stella Ford Ritter. She was the wife of Arthur Louis "Otts" Sauers, her husband of 58 years.
She was a member of Greenmount United Methodist Church and a homemaker. Years ago, she had worked at the Baltimore County Court House in Towson in the licensing department, drove a school bus for Carroll County and was in charge of the Domestics Department for Nichols Department Store in Hanover, Pennsylvania.
In her spare time, she enjoyed camping, coaching softball, volunteering as 4-H leader and especially spending time with her family.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children Kent Sauers and wife Dana, Kathy Spence, Karen Shuff and husband Daniel, and Kurt Sauers and wife Kimberly; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Melissa Rudolph officiating. Interment will be in Greenmount United Methodist Church Cemetery in Greenmount.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter, 2219 York Road, Suite 302 Timonium, MD 21093.
Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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