Marcia Sauer - June 24, 2013Marcia Colleen Lewis Sauer, 79, of Scottsbluff, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff.
Her funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 28, at Immanuel Church in Lincoln with Rev. Ed Hollen officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Plattsmouth. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, at Wadlow Rozanek Funeral Home, 5200 R Street, in Lincoln. In lieu of flowers, any memorials in Marcia’s honor may be made in care of Immanuel Church, 941 Charleston Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508. Online condolences may be left at www.jolliffefuneralhome.com.
Marcia was born March 13, 1934, in Sargent, to John and Louisa (Dunbar) Lewis. Her family moved to Powell, Wyo. and then to Scottsbluff where she received her education and later graduated from Grand Island East High School. She married Floyd Sauer on Aug. 30, 1950 in Scottsbluff. They moved to Minneapolis, Minn. where Floyd attended college; after which he ministered in Minnesota, North Dakota and Nebraska. Marcia was the chief organist/pianist at many of the churches, she organized choirs, youth programs, was a Sunday School teacher and an accomplished seamstress and decorator. She was a very efficient minister’s wife and enjoyed helping establish many of the church programs. After her development of MS, Floyd enjoyed retirement home work helping develop Northfield Villa and The Residency in Scottsbluff.
Marcia was a loving, devoted companion and wife, a wonderful mother to her two beautiful daughters and served the Lord with all her heart.
Marcia is survived by her husband Floyd of Scottsbluff; daughters Deborah (Wink) Sauer-Farrand of Fresno, Calif. and Kristi (Roland) Horeis of Fremont; grandson John (Melissa) Farrand of Bakersfield, Calif.; sister Rachel Launspach; sister in law JoAnne (Marvin) Werkele and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her parents, one brother, four sisters, grandson Jamaar Sauer and granddaughter Noelle Sauer preceded her in death.