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Gustav "Gus" Sauer

October 16, 1939 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 78)

Gustav “Gus” Sauer, age 78, Hays, KS, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society-Hays. He was born on October 16, 1939 in Ellis, KS to Adam and Augusta (Hoffman) Sauer. He married Patricia “Pat” Staab on November 4, 1961 in WaKeeney, KS.

Gus was a lifetime farmer. He enjoyed woodworking, polka music and dancing. He was a member of the Sunflower Polka Club.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Pat of Hays; two sons, Randy (Nichole) Sauer of Hays, and Kevin Sauer and his companion (Gretchen Moreno) of Hays; sister, Anna Kingham of Norton; three grandchildren, Alyssa (Kevin) Schulte of Hays, Dylan Sauer of Kansas City, and Courtny Sauer of Hays; three great-grandchildren, Kendall, Avyn and Spencer Schulte all of Hays. Gus also leaves behind a loving extended family with numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Ernest, Adam, Ludwig, Rudy and Alfred Sauer and four sisters, Marie and Martha Armbrister, Minnie Kingham and Louise Powell. 

Funeral services for Gus will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 2509 Vine St., Hays, KS 67601. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Hays.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 28, 2018 from 5-8:00 PM at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hays Plaza Apartments, 1005 W. 28th St., Hays, KS 67601

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