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Carolyn Sauer

Carolyn M. Sauer

Wednesday, July 30th, 1930 - Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Carolyn M. Sauer, 89, of Garden City died on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. She was born July 23, 1930 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma the daughter of Curtis & Lesta (Fields) Goodin.

Carolyn lived a big part of her young life in Oklahoma where she attended school. She then lived in various places before moving to Garden City in the late 1940’s. On August 2, 1949, she married the love of her life, Alfred H. “Fritz” Sauer in Carlsbad, New Mexico, where they have shared 70 wonderful years together. Carolyn’s first priority was taking care of her husband and children as a homemaker. Later in life, she became a paraprofessional and helped to start Russell Child Development Center. Carolyn was a member of the Garden Club in Garden City. She loved volunteering for various events at Russell Child Development Center. She was also an avid reader, and enjoyed her flower gardens, cooking, and loved to spend time with her family.

Survivors include her husband Alfred H. “Fritz” Sauer of the home; two daughters Patty Carr of Waco, Texas and Deb Foltz of Garden City, Kansas; four grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents and a sister Barbara.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City with Rev. Randy Caddell officiating. A private family interment will take place at a later date. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to Russell Child Development Center in care of the funeral home.
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Avis Wallace

Posted at 02:30pm
Deb, Anita and I are so sorry to read of your Mother's death. She was a beautiful and special lady. Hold onto your family during this time of loss. We love you very much.

Posted at 07:33pm
So sorry ti hear about one of my favorite people. Your family is in Donna and my thought and prayers.
Because of family scheduling conflicts we will be unable to come out Saturday.

Posted at 06:34pm
I worked with Carolyn during 1982-1984 at Russell child Development. She was a delightful lady with a Big Heart for the children! Was proud of and Loved her Family. RIP Carolyn

Janet Deines Solt

Posted at 05:11pm
Dear Fritz, Deb, and Patty,
I am so very sorry to hear of Carolyn’s passing. Such wonderful memories from that house on 2nd Street and time spent there. May your memories of her give you peace and comfort in the days ahead.
Thinking of you and yours,
Janet ‘Deines’ Solt

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