|Birth: ||May 16, 1927|
|Death: ||Jul. 12, 2010|
Obituary from the Currie Funeral Home (Kilmarnock, Va.) website, July 2010:
Robert Richard Sauer, 83, of Heathsville died on Monday, July 12, 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife and mother of his children, Doris Ann Zook Sauer and was the son of the late Francis DeSales and Mary Bernice Jourdan Sauer. Captain Sauer was a retired pilot for US Air, formerly Allegheny Airlines, with 23 years service. Mr. Sauer was a deeply passionate and talented jazz musician, arranging and conducting music for his own 18 piece big band in the Washington area. He continued playing music after moving to the Northern Neck in 1985. His final public performance was playing his alto saxophone at the wedding reception of his son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Tricia Sauer. He was also a former active member of the Northern Neck Radio Control Flying Club.
Surviving is his wife of 29 years, Christina M. Sauer; his four children, Lynn M. Moriarty and husband, Rick of Amissville, Robert M. Sauer and wife Tricia of Leesburg, David E. Sauer of Springfield and Carol A. Sauer of Rosslyn; two stepsons, Eric E. Ludy and wife, Pam of Rockville, Md. and Matthew M. Ludy and wife, Renee of Chesapeake Beach, Md.; six grandchildren, Andrea and Jae Lee, Michael and Elizabeth Sauer, Lauren Sauer and Lillianna Ludy.
Funeral services will be held 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 15 at the Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock with Rev. Marion Paul White officiating. Interment will be private at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Bladensburg, Md. Friends may call 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A visitation will also be held 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 17 at Gasch's Funeral Home, 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, Md. 20781 at www.Gaschs.com.
Memorials may be made to Northumberland Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 1, Reedville, VA 22539 or Arlington Temple United Methodist Church Homeless Mission Project, 1835 N. Nash St., Arlington, VA 22209.
Francis Desales Sauer (1898 - 1956)
Mary Bernice Jourdan Sauer (1906 - 2004)
Doris Ann Zook Sauer (1932 - 1979)*
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
Prince George's County
Created by: GJ
Record added: Jul 05, 2011
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