Ned S Sauer, 75, of Rigby, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at his home.
He was born Nov. 11, 1938, in Idaho Falls to John Joseph Sauer and Nellie K Staker Sauer. He was raised and attended schools in the Grant and Lewisville areas. He graduated from Rigby High School. Ned continued his education at the University of Idaho in Moscow. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard.
On July 2, 1960, he married Pam Moore in Idaho Falls. They were blessed with one son and two daughters.
Ned worked for H & K Construction and Idaho State Highway Department. He owned Monument Holding Construction for several years and worked in Alaska for a paving construction company. He enjoyed operating heavy equipment, but fishing and spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends was his first love.
Ned was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He is survived by his wife, Pam Sauer of Rigby; son, Brett (Wendee) Sauer of West Jordan, Utah; daughters, Jo Nell (Jeff Krebs) Sauer of Portland, Ore., and Holly (Gary) Smith of Cheyenne, Wyo.; sister, Audra (Dick) Koplin of Rigby; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and let's not forget his loyal friend, Rambo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty Lou Decker; and a brother, K. Sauer.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 17, at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Grant Cemetery. Services are under the care of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.
Memorial contributions may be made to Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.
Published in Post Register on Mar. 14, 2014