Sauer, Kenneth J.
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Kenneth J. Sauer, 79, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on August 1, 2013, at The Tidewell Hospice of Port Charlotte. Funeral services were held at Kays-Ponger and Uselton Funeral Home of Port Charlotte. A memorial gathering for friends and family will be held at 11 am on August 24, 2013, at American Legion Post 54 located at 2100 S Maple Avenue in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Final burial will be at the family plot in Colorado.
Ken was born August 17, 1933, in Medford, Wisconsin to Leo and Clara (Poehnlein) Sauer. In 1945, the family moved to a farm in the Marshfield area, where he lived until he married Virgine Schuster of Bakerville in 1953. Once married, Ken and Virgine moved to Kenosha, Wisconsin and then to Cudahy, Wisconsin, where he worked as a machinist until 1978. In 1978, he moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he ran his own business until he retired in 2003. In 2004, Ken moved to Florida where he enjoyed his retirement until his passing. He is survived by three daughters and two sons, Mary Beth (Don) Schroeder, Cindy Sauer, Cherie Sauer, Randall (Darlene) Sauer and Gary Sauer, five grandchildren, Scott, Matthew, Ryan, Andrea and Michelle. He is also survived by 5 sisters, Joyce, Carol, Deanne, Ruth, Kathy and 2 brothers, Mark and Leon. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Clara, his wife. Virgine, and his son. Douglas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to local Hospice or the
Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Homes & Crematory Services
2405 Harbor Blvd
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Aug. 19, 2013