Mr. Sauer worked for many years teaching at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic School in Waterloo and retired from Bartelso Elementary School. Most recently, he was a substitute teacher for Millstadt Consolidated School District #160. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and loved Stan Musial. Jack enjoyed his Thursday and Saturday trivia night groups and loved spending time with his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles A. and Janette C., nee Graesser, Sauer; a sister, Karen E. Isselhardt; and a nephew, Mark A. Coburn.
Surviving are his brother, Charles A. Jr. (Caroline M.) Sauer of Summerfield, FL;
his sister, Patti J. (Edward E. Coburn) McMath of St. Jacob, IL;
a nephew, Charles J. (Barbara J.) Sauer;
four nieces, Christine C. (Christopher) Rose, Carrie L. (Aaron) Sigler, Lori E. (Timothy) Miller, and Cindi L. (Craig) Colbert;
a brother-in-law, James C. Isselhardt;
and great-nieces and great-nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Father Gene Neff officiating.
Burial will be held at a later date.