James C. Sauer

PORTAGE – James C. Sauer, age 72, of Portage, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at Artisan Assisted Living in Baraboo.

James was born on November 27, 1950, in Stevens Point, the son of Carl and Marjorie (Evans) Sauer.  He graduated from Portage High School in 1969.  Jim enjoyed working outdoors and working on cars.  He enjoyed going to car shows, hunting, and auctions.  Jim had worked at H. Samuels Co. in Portage.

He is survived by his son, Shaun (Shelbylyn) Sauer; his granddaughter, Jasmine Sky Liston; nephew, Adam Broesch; nieces, Jolene, Candace, and Melinda; his best friends, William (Kim) Kelly;  other relatives and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Sandy Broesch and Mary Grant.

A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held at a later date. 

Pflanz Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.