Michael R. Sautner Above all, he cherished time spent with his family and pets Michael R. Sautner, 62, of Cedar Grove, N.J. passed away on July 17, 2021. Funeral Services will begin on Thursday, July 22 at 9 a.m. from Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home, 486 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Cedar Grove, with interment to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Upper Montclair, N.J. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 21 from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home. Memories and condolences may be shared at shookscedargrove.com
. Born in Passaic, he grew up in Elmwood Park, then moved to Belleville and settled in Cedar Grove in 2001. He was a computer programmer for Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission in Newark, N.J. for 37 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed reading the newspaper and was a lifelong Yankees fan. Michael had a passion for meteorology and found peace walking in nature, enjoying animals and measuring snowfall totals during the winter. When his daughters were young, he would cheer them on at all of their sporting events. Above all, he cherished the time spent with his family and pets. Predeceased by his father, Robert J. Sautner, he is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Luz A. Sautner; devoted daughters, Grace (fiance Michael Jablonski) and Michele Sautner; caring mother, Rose Hope (nee Janowicz) Sautner; loving siblings, Susan Vogt (Brian) and Richard Sautner (Rosa); and his beloved pets Leo, Jersey and Reggie. As an expression of sympathy, the Sautner Family is welcoming flowers. Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home 486 Pompton Ave. Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (973) 239-1489
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Published by The Star-Ledger from Jul. 19 to Jul. 20, 2021.