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Robert F. Sauer


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Robert F. Sauer

Born: March 30, 1921; in Freeport, IL

Died: August 7, 2018; in DeKalb, IL

Robert F. Sauer, 97, formerly of Sycamore and Elburn, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at the DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center.

He was born March 30, 1921 in Freeport to Edwin and Ethel (Love) Sauer.

Robert was a catholic priest for 28 years. He began serving at the St. Joseph Church in Wilmette. He continued at Our Lady of the Mount in Cicero, St. Barbara in Brookfield and St. Clements in Chicago.

He married Beverly Jean on July 24, 1975. The lived together in various western suburbs where Robert held various jobs, before moving to Sycamore in 2000.

In 2012, after his wife's death, he resided at the Elburn Meadow Apartments.

Robert had a wonderful sense of humor, enjoyed fishing, playing cards, reading, celebrating and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving family, his daughter, Kathleen (Julius) Hansen, Don Cuttill, Larry (Karen) Cuttill, Barbara Basak and Tom Cuttill; his cherished grandchildren, Kaleigh and Erik Hansen, Cheryl, Kris, Jonathan, Nathan, Lauren, Deana, Evan, Shaun, Josh, Lisa, Lucreshea, Angela, Jessie and Justin; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; his dear brother, Jack (Jean) Sauer and sister, Mary Kastigar; many fun-loving nieces and nephews, Fr. Jim Kastigar, Mary Ellen, Matt, Beth, Margaret, Eileen, Bob, Amy, Steve, Kathy and Jeanine; and several great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, in 2009 and one brother, Ed.

His Visitation will be on Friday, Aug. 10th from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore. His Mass of the Resurrection will follow at 11:00 AM on Friday at the Church of St. Mary, 244 Waterman St., Sycamore, IL., with Fr. Jim Kastigar officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Sycamore.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family for Masses to be said for Robert in care of the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL. 60178. To sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-895-2833.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Aug. 9, 2018
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