Gerald Sauer, 69, Spring Hill, Kansas passed Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Olathe Hospice House, Olathe, Kansas. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S. Webster, Spring Hill, Kansas 66083 (913-592-2244). Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 a.m. an hour before the service. Burial will at Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Gerald was born on December 14, 1949 in Sioux City, Iowa. Parents are Richard Elyle and Leona Fredericka (Porter) Sauer. He grew up in Iowa, graduating from Paullina High School. Gerald married Joleen Sterk in Sheldon, Iowa on July 5, 1974. They became parents to three children: Jesse, Geremy and Sara. Gerald was self employed in construction, owning his own business, Sauer Siding. Gerald and his family moved to Spring Hill in 1983. He attended the New City Church in Edgerton. Gerald loved his Harley motorcycles. He was a strong family man and good provider who loved his children and grandchildren. Gerald will be remembered as a “big ole teddy bear” that was hard headed but soft hearted.
Gerald was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his wife Joleen of the home; children: Jesse Sauer(Danielle), Pomona, Kansas, Geremy Sauer (Cierra), Olathe, Kansas and Sara Brixey (William), Drexel, Missouri; mother Leona Sauer, Sheldon, Iowa; six grandchildren and sister Leann Hochstetler (Chuck), Roeland Park, Kansas.