Tuesday, October 27, 2015



ADDRESS: 1013 W. Cedar Street, Medford, WI; A Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 11:20 AM, Monday, October 26 at his residence in the Town of Medford

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Monday, November 2 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza and Father Dennis Meulemans

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4-7 PM on Sunday, November 1 where there will be a 7:00 PM Catholic prayer service held that evening; also from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM on Monday morning

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 11, 1919 at Medford

EDUCATION: Holy Rosary Catholic School, Medford; 1937 graduate of Medford High School; received a degree from Wausau Technical School

MARRIAGE: November 20, 1943 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Edna M. Wulf and she preceded him in death May 29, 1993

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he did factory work in Milwaukee. In 1941 he was drafted into the Army Air Force and served during WW II until 1946. After the military, he resided in Evanston, IL and did painting work for Northwestern University. Moved to Medford in 1951 and owned/operated The Service Bar Tavern until 1955. Then they farmed in the Town of Medford for many years until 1978. While farming, he worked as a painter and decorator in the area. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, making firewood & maple syrup, spending time with his family and at the cabin in the Town of Molitor.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; Medford V.F.W. Club; Medford Knights of Columbus

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughters – Judy (Robert) Oestreich of Green Valley, AZ & Jayne (John) Mayer of Medford
Son – Jim (Jayne) Sauer of Medford

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 6 – Kim (Gene) Mengel, Jason (Traci) Couillard, Erich (Katrina) Mayer, Anne (Michael) Wolf, Tara Sauer & Tori Sauer GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 9 GR. GR. GRANDCHILDREN: many

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister - Jeanette (Richard) Miller of Medford
Sister-in-law: Donna Sauer of Rib Lake

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers – Leo, Felix, Alvin & Herbert Sauer; Sisters – Margaret Pernsteiner, Dolores Dzik, Regina Werner, Frances Guth

DECEASED FATHER: Michael Sauer DECEASED MOTHER: Catherine Henrichs

PALLBEARERS: Ryan Zicco, Steven Voss, Vern Pernsteiner, Ray Metz, Gary Thomas, Phil Werner, Lloyd Guth, Leon Sauer

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by a special friend – Carol Strebig
-In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to either Holy Rosary Parish, Medford in his name or to the family for a future designation
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com