Sauer, Eleanor Morris


Eleanor Jean Morris Sauer died on Tuesday January 31, 2023. She was 103 years old. She was born in Meadville, PA October 3, 1919. She graduated from Cambridge Springs High School in 1937. After graduating from NYACK Bible College, Eleanor went to Central China joining the Missionary Alliance Missionaries.  While in China, Eleanor met Harald Sauer. They were married at Saint Andrews Church of England in Hong Kong in 1950.

Eleanor and Harald moved to Girard, PA in 1969 where she worked for the Intermediate Unit as a teacher until 1981.  After retirement she was very active in the United Methodist Women’s organization from the local to district levels.  Additionally she and Harald enjoyed traveling the world.  She was the mother of two children Erika L. Sauer and J. Konrad Sauer (Nancye).  She had two grandchildren Monika and Matthew.  She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Sarah Morris, her husband and her seven siblings.  She is survived by many many many nieces and nephews!  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wesbury Foundation. Wesbury Foundation, 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, PA 16335. 

There will be a memorial service at Wesbury on Saturday April 22, at 11AM in the Chapel in Cribbs Residential Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home and Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville, PA 16335.