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Kathleen Sauer

October 30, 1924 January 15, 2019
Kathleen Sauer
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Obituary for Kathleen Sauer

Kathleen (Kiehl) Sauer, 94, of Mechanicsville passed away January 15, 2019, surrounded by her family. Funeral: 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 18, 2019, at First United Methodist Mechanicsville, followed by burial at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon.

She is survived by her husband, John; children Debra (Michael) Freeman, Jane (Lee) Peters, and John (Ann) Sauer; grandchildren, Jennifer (Nate), Adam (Brianna), Steven (Lacey), Johnathan, and Matthew; and great-grandchildren, Sarah, Rachael, Morgan, Addison, and Charlie.

Kathleen was born in Hulett, Wyoming, to Walter and Opal (Johnson) Kiehl on October 30, 1924. She graduated from Mechanicsville High School with the class of 1942 before going for her Bachelors of Elementary Education at Cornell College. Kathleen taught children in Tipton and Mechanicsville while raising the three that she and John adopted in May of 1963.

She was active in the Lions Club, American Legion Auxiliary, Bridge Club, and as Chair of the Library Board. For years she served as a leader and teacher at First United Methodist Church Mechanicsville. Kathleen was a wonderful daughter and loved reading and needlework in the little spare time she had.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials in Kathleen’s memory may be directed to the Mechanicsville Public Library or First United Methodist Mechanicsville.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

17

Jan

4:00 PM 1/17/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/17/2019 7:00:00 PM
Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services - Mount Vernon

715 10th Avenue SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314

Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services - Mount Vernon
715 10th Avenue SW Mount Vernon 52314 IA
United States

Funeral

Friday

18

Jan

10:30 AM 1/18/2019 10:30:00 AM
United Methodist Church of Mechanicsville

307 E First Street
Mechanicsville, Iowa 52306

United Methodist Church of Mechanicsville
307 E First Street Mechanicsville 52306 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rose Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

North Jefferson Street
Mechanicsville, Iowa 52306

North Jefferson Street Mechanicsville 52306 Iowa
United States

Memorial Contribution

United Methodist Church of Mechanicsville

307 E First Street
Mechanicsville, Iowa 52306

Mechanicsville Public Library

218 East 1st Street
PO Box 370
Mechanicsville, IA 52306
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