george sauer jr obituary
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. To view a photo in more detail or edit captions for photos you added, click the photo to open the photo viewer. Obituary. It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of George Sauer of Essex, Maryland, who passed away on May 23, 2021, at the age of 88, leaving to mourn family and friends. His father was a football man. A native of Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the Frank J. Sauer of Sarasota, FL, and the late Anna Fagan Sauer. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. He was born November 6, 1941 in Indianapolis to the late John and Athaleen Harlan Kiesel. He simply rolled up his sleeves and met the ball carrier head on." May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. George Sr. was an All-American fullback at Nebraska, and was a head coach at New Hampshire, Kansas, Navy and Baylor. "But he was given skills he didnt want. His father, George Henry Sauer Sr., played for the Green Bay Packers from 1935 through 1937. As a rookie, Sauer established himself as a reliable yet underused split end as Namath began to find his way professionally. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. An all-America fullback under Coach Dana X. Bible at the University of Nebraska, Mr. Sauer, a Nebraska native, played two seasons for the Green Bay Packers before beginning a five-year stint as head coach at the University of New Hampshire in 1937. There is a vulnerability in this and, oddly enough, some guilt involved in standing out., George Sauer, Jets Receiver and Rebel, Is Dead at 69, https://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/sports/football/george-sauer-jets-receiver-and-rebel-is-dead-at-69.html. His 11-yard reception early in the second quarter set the Jets up at the Colts' 23-yard line, and when Matt Snell punched the ball into the end zone it gave the Jets a lead they would not relinquish. Kendall has fond memories of 2004 British Open at Royal Troon, Golden Eagles Blog Edina was the middle child of Hugh Clayton Welsh, Jr and Julia Ann Thompson Welsh and Connie Patton Welsh, and was born at Herman Hospital in Houston where she was so proud to . He was born September 26, 1981. Comfort the family with flowers or a sympathy gift. Thanks for using Find a Grave, if you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. After his years in the service, Alfred worked a brief time at the Sante Fe Railroad. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). He was 69. "I know that several times I have found myself in the locker room, caught up in it all and acting like a seven year old," Sauer said. Basketball, hockey, name it. Bruzdzinski Funeral Home 1407 Old Eastern Ave, Essex, MD 21221. He was a member of Texas teams that went undefeated in 1963-64, winning the Cotton Bowl, and that defeated Alabama in the 1965 Orange Bowl. Sorry to hear George had passed away. You need a Find a Grave account to continue. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. You even have to live and eat together like you were in a boys camp., Ten years later, he remained just as disillusioned. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. Learn more about managing a memorial . In addition to his son, a textbook graphics specialist in St. Paul, Mr. Sauer is survived by his wife, Lillian; two sisters, Kate Bonsack and Bertha Miller; a daughter, Dana Keifer, and two grandsons. Help tell the story of your loved ones unique life. His attitude did not surprise his father, George H. Sauer Sr., a former college coach and later a pro football executive. Sauer catching a pass over the Raiders Willie Brown. This is a carousel with slides. Write your message of sympathy today. The Titans later reorganized and in 1963 were renamed in as the New York Jets. Learn more about merges. After playing three years for the University of Texas, Sauer signed with the Jets in 1965, the same year the team drafted Joe Namath. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, July 15 at 10:30 am MT at the Grant County Fair Building in Carson, ND with Pastor Bethany Haberstroh officiating. TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. Maynard caught no passes that day. He skipped his last year of college eligibility and signed with the Jets, where his father was the player personnel director. and then the N.F.L. It may take up to 1 hour for your comment to appear on the website. Other parents like you. After leaving the Jets, Sauer served as an unpaid offensive line coach in 1973 at Oberlin College in Ohio. At the time, I could not reconcile the apparent inconsistency. George Henry Sauer Jr. (November 10, 1943 - May 7, 2013) was an American football wide receiver who played six seasons for the American Football League 's New York Jets, and later played in the World Football League. I didnt realize I was doing this at the time. Career [ edit] Sauer attended the University of Nebraska where he was an All-American halfback under Dana X. Bible from 1931-1933. He died on May 7, 2013, in Westerville, Ohio, of congestive heart failure, having suffered from Alzheimer's disease.. He graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1972. "Pro football does not do what it claims to do," Sauer said when he retired from the National Football League. the men and women of Sawyer-George Funeral Home, Inc. are devoted to creating intimate and personal send-offs.. He definitely does not like to be regimented, he said of his son. A graveside service will be held following the funeral at Mt. Published by Bay City Times from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2021. Sensitive. Sauer expressed his misgivings about the football life in an article in The Times in 1983. In an interview with The New York Times, he called professional football a grotesque business designed to mold you into someone easy to manipulate.. He didnt want to be anything but a poet and a writer, John Dockery, a former Jets teammate and roommate during road games, recalled in a 2008 interview, but he was given skills he didnt want. - The New Jersey U.S. Attorney's Office has charged 21 members and suppliers of a large-scale drug trafficking organization allegedly responsible for distributing heroin and cocaine throughout New Jersey's Monmouth and Ocean counties, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced today. It both glorifies and destroys bodies. A wide receiver on the New York Jets 1969 championship team, George Sauer Jr., died Tuesday in Westerville, Ohio, of Alzheimer's disease. His father had played for the Green Bay Packers from 19351937 and been a member of the Packers 1936 NFL championship team. Growing up, the son had been an outstanding student with a wide variety of interests. , Sauer was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1954 and in 1998 was inducted into the University of New Hampshire Wildcats' Hall of Fame. Brewers try for sweep of Nationals, Racing Beat Sauer left professional football in 1937 and coached at the University of New Hampshire from 1937 to 1941, compiling a record of 22-18-1. Even in the pros, you were told when to go to bed, when to turn your lights off, when to wake up, when to eat and what to eat. George R. Root, Jr., 62, of Hollidaysburg, went to be with his Lord & Savior on February 15, 2023. Continuing with this request will add an alert to the cemetery page and any new volunteers will have the opportunity to fulfill your request. Edward graduated from Tech High School and. Like so many young boys in these situations, the son just happened to be very good at playing a sport that he did not really enjoy. And theres really no thought or discussion about you doing anything else. Photo George Sauer in 1969.Credit Associated Press. George M. Sauer, Jr. (Major U.S. Army, Retired) died peacefully in Aurora, Ohio on December 25, 2016 at the age of 93. Sauer, who played for the Jets from 1965-70, had a couple of state connections. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53262995/george-sauer. As Sauer continued to develop, so did the New York Jets. Burial will be at Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany N.Y. at a date to be determined. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. There are no volunteers for this cemetery. George is survived by his daughters Amy Helewa; Cynthia Klenz (Barry Blakeslee); Nancy Eberling (David); brother Leonard Sauer (Mimi); eleven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren, and preceded in death by his wife Martha (Sprenger), daughter Ellen (Corbin), and sons-in-law Joe Helewa and Buck Klenz. This browser does not support getting your location. He called the back room at the Sunshine Store Paradise. Until you got to know him, the man who helped stock the grocery store shelves kept such a low profile that not many people knew anything about him. In spite of his disillusionment about playing professional football, Sauer returned to play for the New York Stars of the World Football League in 1974. He is the writer and producer of the book and podcast Welcome to the Machine, available on most podcast platforms. You live forever in our hearts. Sorry! He described how the structure of pro football generally works to deny human values and criticized its chauvinistic authority. He told The New York Times that for me, playing pro football got to be like being in jail., He said, Football does not do what it claims to do. He was born November 27, 1937, a son of the late Fredrick August Sauer, Sr. and Anita Elizabeth Sauer. Sauer looked as if he was going to become a breakout star as the AFL and NFL began to plan their merger, but the receiver became disenchanted with life as a professional football player. If that's the case, wouldn't it be healthier to just hit your head against a padded wall? In Gents voice, you can hear Sauers: When an athlete, no matter what color jersey he wears, finally realizes that opponents and teammates alike are his adversaries, and he must deal and dispense with them all, he is on his way to understanding the spirit that underlies the business of competitive sport. Year should not be greater than current year. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. I remember my father telling my mother one time, With his hands he should be an end.. George Sauer Sr. Obituary It is with great sadness that we announce the death of George Sauer Sr. of Orma, West Virginia, who passed away on February 28, 2021, at the age of 83, leaving to mourn family and friends. Nick Sauer's quick resignation amid sordid allegations leaves Lake County Republicans in the lurch and lacking a current November candidate in the 51st House District. "It is a sad thing to see a 40-year-old man checked into bed at night," Sauer said. Recalling his father's 15-year coaching career last night, his son noted that while his record included at least four conference championships and three bowl seasons, at New Hampshire, Kansas and Baylor, perhaps his most significant achievement was with a team that never won a game. "It is personally embarrassing to realize that you are a part of this.". Include gps location with grave photos where possible. from 1965 through 1970, appearing in 84 games and catching 309 passes for 4,965 yards and 28 touchdowns.  After he left Kansas, Sauer coached at the United States Naval Academy (19481949), and Baylor University (19501955), compiling a career college football record of 78559 and earning trips to both the Orange Bowl and the Gator Bowl. He starts tossing a football or baseball to the son when the son is maybe two years old, or whatever the thing may be. Alfred George Sauer Jr. August 6, 1945 - April 9, 2022 IN THE CARE OF Mead Mortuary Alfred "Butch" George Sauer Jr., 76, passed away on April 9, 2022, at his home in Barstow, CA. He was a.. Try again later. Failed to remove flower. He had no family in the area. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to [emailprotected] and include a link to the page and details about the problem.