Luella  Sauer


Luella Sauer, age 84, of Nappanee, passed away Monday, April 8.
She was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Villa Park, Illinois, to George and Bertha (Wise) Housouer.
Luella graduated from Fairview High School in 1952.
On Sept. 26, 1954, she married Dwain Sauer. He preceded her in death Jan. 17, 2002.
Luella had worked at the Nappanee Post Office for over 20 years. She was a past president of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 154. Luella loved camping and being a Scout leader. She also enjoyed playing cards with her friends at Elder Haus. Luella loved to organize and go to her class reunions and hosted their 50th in Nappanee.
She is survived by her children, Laure Sauer, Bob (Mary Kay) Sauer, George "Nick" (Kim) Sauer, Michael (Tracy) Sauer; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Ginger Sauer, and her brother, William Housouer.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 4-7 p.m., Friday, May 3, and from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Saturday, May 4, all at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Luella's name may be made to STREETS 517 Ministries (a high school youth organization run by her grandson Patrick), Elder Haus of Nappanee or American Legion Riders Post 154.
Published on April 13, 2019
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