Deonna M. Sauer, 92, of Gibson City peacefully passed away Friday January 15, 2021 at The Gibson Area Hospital. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday June 13, 2021 at The Gibson City United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church Organ Fund or to Moyer
Deonna was born November 26, 1928 in Gibson City a daughter of Lester and LaVonne Sawyer Moody. She married Edwin W. Sauer on November 26, 1948 at the
United Methodist Church in Gibson City. He passed away May 7, 2002. They had been married for fifty-two years.
She is survived by three sons- Steven William (Venessa Taylor) Sauer of Estes Park, Colorado; Douglas Richard (Suzanne) Sauer of Moncks Corner, South Carolina and
Edwin Mark (Marcia) Sauer of Silver Spring, Maryland. Five grandchildren - Jason (Melissa) Sauer of Berthoud, Colorado; Joshua (Jamie) Sauer of Otis, Colorado;
Hailey Sauer and Jeremy Sauer of Moncks Corner, South Carolina; Elizabeth Sauer of Silver Spring, Maryland and a grandchild due in February. Also, three
great grandchildren Austin, Reese and Landrie. She was preceded in death by her brother Dick Moody.
Deonna graduated from Gibson City High School and Illinois Commercial College. Deonna and Ed enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and overseas.
She was an active and life long member of the Gibson City United Methodist Church and belonged to the Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary and was a Lifetime Honorary member
and volunteered in the gift shop for twenty seven years. Deonna enjoyed oil painting and received many awards for her art and she was a dedicated bridge
player and had many partners over the years.