Walter Saur (1927 - 2014)

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Walter Saur


Walter L. Saur, Ret. Brigadier General, 86, of Oelwein, died on Saturday, January 11, 2014.

Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Grace United Methodist Church, Oelwein,.

Visitation: 3 to 7 P.M. on Tuesday at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein and for one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday.

Public Military Service: 6:30 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Oelwein.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Grace United Methodist Church, Oelwein American Legion Ross Reid Post #9, Oelwein Community Healthcare Foundation, or .

Online obituary at

Walt is survived by Jane, his bride of 61 years, three children, Wayne of Oelwein, Cindy Saur Grote and her husband Tom, of Cedar Rapids, and Dixie Saur Hinman and her husband, Andy of Iowa City and grandchildren Karla (husband Julian Grizzard), Natalie and Emily Saur; Kyle and Evan Grote, and Gabe and Ariana Hinman.

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Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home - Oelwein
221 N. Frederick Ave. PO Box 614
Oelwein, IA 50662
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Published in Des Moines Register on Jan. 13, 2014
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