ANDERSON, S.C. - Alice Irene Lehman Sautter, age 77, of Anderson, passed away on March 13, 2013 at AnMed Health Medical Center.
Born in Millers Falls, MA, she was the daughter of the late Charles Edward Lehman and the late Stella Ann Kowalczyk Lehman. Mrs. Sautter graduated from Becker College in Worcester, MA, and was employed with Bendix Corporation in Mass., then later with Iva Medical Center for 15 years, retiring in 2004.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a member of the SJC Knit Club.
She is survived by her loving husband, William Brian Sautter of the home; three sons, Brian William Sautter (Monica) of North Augusta, SC, Michael Charles Sautter (Isabella) of Los Angeles, CA, and Timothy Edward Sautter (Jennifer) of Conway, SC; one brother, William Lehman (Joyce) of Bandera, TX; a brother-in-law, Richard Sautter (Carolyn) of Cape Elizabeth, MA ; one sister-in-law, Janet Dennen of Raleigh, NC, and nine grandchildren, Noah and Gabe Sautter of North Augusta, SC, Nicholas, Matthew, Jonathan, Elizabeth and Rebecca Sautter, all of Los Angeles, CA, and Graysen and Braxton Sautter of Conway, SC.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia Lehman and Lucy Bidwell; two brothers-in-law, William Dennen and Fred Bidwell, and one grandson, Jacob Lehman Sautter.
The funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Paul Williams officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 17, 2013 from 3 to 5 p.m. at The McDougald Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Anderson, SC; Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, 90 Seventh St., Turners Falls, MA 01376; Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621; AnMed Health Foundation/Lifeline Fund, 800 North Fant St., Anderson, SC 29621, and relayforlife.org
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The family would like to thank all AnMed Health System staff and doctors and Anderson Cancer Center staff and doctors for their very caring and dedicated services.
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