Sylvia Marie Sauer, 85, St. Peter, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at her home.


She was born May 1, 1935, in rural Graham County to Gottfried and Barbara (Billinger) Knoll.


She married Eugene Sauer on April 26, 1954, in St. Peter.


Survivors include her husband, Morland; four sons, Kent Sauer, Salina, Howard Sauer, Collyer, Arnold Sauer, Quinter and Phillip Sauer, Assaria; two daughters, Donna Scheckler, Newton and Rhonda Beecher, Rose Hill; two sisters, Dorothy Sauer, Wichita and Barbara Solze, Colorado Springs, Colo.; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hill City; burial in St. Anthony Cemetery, St. Peter.


There will be no visitation.


Memorials are suggested to church or Masses.


Condolences can be sent to the family at www.stinemetzfh.com