Eugene K.  Sauers

Eugene K. Sauers

Sep 9, 1916 - May 31, 2007
Eugene K. Sauers of Riverton died Thursday evening, May 31, 2007, in Reno, Nev. He was 90 years old.

Graveside services at the Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton will be Saturday, June 9, 2007, 10:00 a.m. Viewing is at Davis Funeral home Friday, June 8, 2007, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday morning from 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. prior to the services. A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow at the United Presbyterian Church where Mr. and Mrs. Sauers were members.

Eugene K. Sauers was born in Bayard, Neb., on Sept. 9, 1916, the son of Henry and Kathryn (Bartel) Sauers.

He came to Riverton from Nebraska in 1934. He married Betty on Dec. 3, 1941, in Billings, Mont. Gene enjoyed varied employment from farm work, to running a Bar / Cafe in Powder River, WY to the construction trades.

His family said Mr. Sauers enjoyed gardening, wood-working, and mechanical repairs. Gene lived in Riverton until a few years ago. For his 90th birthday, he enjoyed a card-shower from his friends and family.

He is survived by his daughter, Garrine Sydow and husband Patrick of Sparks, Nevada; Grandson, Eric Sydow and wife Tamson of Aurora, Colorado, their children, Hannah, Sammy, Rebekah, and Josh; Granddaughter Leslie Bradshaw and husband Matthew of Wilmington, North Carolina, and their daughter Elizabeth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters, and his wife Betty of 55 years in 1996,

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.