SAUER: Roland Erich of London

SAUER, Roland Erich…

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Roland Sauer at age of 94 on Saturday, October 20, 2018, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Margot Sauer for 70 years! Cherished dad to the late Roswiter, Virginia Clark (the late Bill), Roland Sauer (Marilyn), Frank Sauer, the late Rikada, the late Angelica, Anita Sauer (Wendy), Sonja Dibsdale (Dan), Harold Sauer (Jackie) and Rob Sauer (Tiffany). Devoted Opa to 16 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Caring brother to Lisa Niegch (the late Heinz) and the late Hilda Meier (Georg). Roland was born in Kemnitz, Germany. At 17, he enlisted in the army where he drove a tank in WWII. He immigrated to Canada with Margot and 3 of his children where they resided in Strathroy. Later after moving to London, he worked at O-Pee-Chee Candy Company where he helped to create the machine that made hollow gum balls. Roland and Margot shared a love for gardening and spent hours together in their yard. In keeping with Roland’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 1 to 4pm at the Eastern Star Temple, 800 Fanshawe Park Road East, London. Arrangements entrusted with A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at

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