Robert H. Sauer, 83, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020, at Manor Court in Carbondale, Illinois.
Robert was born on September 17, 1936, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to William Sauer and Anabel (Wolfe) Sauer.
He had served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Sauer was a fruit farmer, growing apples and peaches and also had hogs and cattle. He loved to go fishing and to play cards. He was a member of the Jackson County Farm Bureau.
Robert married Patsy Moureau on November 8, 1958, in Carbondale, Illinois, and she survives.
Other survivors include two children Jim Sauer and his girl friend Cathy Pechholt,
and Kathy McLaughlin, all of Murphysboro;
two grandchildren Courtney McLaughlin of Texas and Christopher (Traci) McLaughlin of Murphysboro;
two great grandchildren Sophia McLaughlin and Samuel McLaughlin, both of Murphysboro;
one brother George (Carolyn) Sauer of Murphysboro, and one sister Margaret (Dick) Keller of Murphysboro.
He was preceded in death by one son Phillip Sauer, one brother John Sauer, one sister Mary Werkheiser, and his parents.
His body will be cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor's choice and can be sent in care of Pettett Funeral
Home, 1418 South Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966.
For more information, please visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.