Effie Lorene “Babe” Sauer

Effie Lorene “Babe” Sauer, 92, of Speedway, Ind., passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

She was born on Nov. 21, 1922 in Red Bud to Henry and Effie (Davis) Rosenberg.

Effie was a Charter Member of Messiah Lutheran Church at Eagle Creek and an avid sports fan.

She enjoyed supporting the Cincinnati Reds, Indiana University basketball, Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers.

Effie is survived by her daughters Carol (Jim) Burton, Lois (Jimmy) Daniels and Debbie Hunter; grandchildren Kimberly, Kellye, Ashley, Mark, Mitch and Morgan; great-grandchildren Kaitlyn, Robin, Bennie, Clayton and Chloe; and brother Marvin Rosenberg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Orville William “Bob” Sauer and sister Marvelle Koch.

Visitation and funeral services were June 12, at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home in Speedway.

Interment followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church at Eagle Creek or the Indianapolis Humane Society.

Friends are invited to leave online condolences for the family at www.flannerbuchanan.com.

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Andrea F.D. Saathoff

Andrea is a graduate of Gibault High School and the University of Missouri School of Journalism, the University of Missouri Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Education. She lives in Columbia with her husband and their twin toddler sons. When she isn't cheering on St. Louis Cardinals baseball or riding the emotional roller coaster of Mizzou Tigers football, she enjoys attending and participating in the many family events the county has to offer. email: andrea@republictimes.net
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