Carolyn Beth Sauer
February 21, 1948  -  April 9, 2017

Carolyn Beth Sauer

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Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
Friday, April 14, 2017
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
Friday, April 14, 2017
2:30 pm
Map & Directions  Map & Directions

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made payable to Shenandoah Elementary School, 16555 Appomattox Ave, 70817, with Carolyn Sauer Memorial Greenhouse and Butterfly Garden in the memo Line. The proceeds will be used to erect a greenhouse in Carolyn's honor.


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  1. June Gautreau
    Youngsville, LA

    I'm sorry to hear of her passing. She really was a champion for the children that crossed her path.

  2. Margaret Narretta, mom of student Jerry W Narretta
    Baton Rouge, LA

    I was so saddened when I heard precious Carolyn had passed. She was so kind, worked hard for our kids n had a big part in our school being Grade A. She was loved and will be missed. The school fair will not be the same without her walking around n talking to parents n students. Jerry was a student there, is 30 now, and whenever Mrs Sauer n I talked she always remembered him. God bless the family. Luv Margaret Natretta and family.

  3. Ed and Starr Milton
    Dutchtown, LA

    Joe, Danny, Ann Marie and family-- Please accept our sincerest condolences on the loss of your sweet Carolyn. Ya'll were wonderful neighbors and we cherished your friendship. We will keep you in our prayers. Love, the Miltons

  4. Mike Waddle
    Clinton, OK

    Prayers from my family and the CHS class of 66 on the loss of Carolyn.

  5. Brian Adler
    Weatherford, OK

    Wow, we were stunned to hear this. Carolyn was a kind person and will be missed by family & friends. Sympathy to Joe, Danny, Anne Marie & family. (On behalf of your Aunt Irene, Cheryl & family, & myself)

  6. Lisa Sauer
    Stillwater, OK

    Joe, Danny, Anne Marie & family: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Carolyn was a loving and caring soul, and I know you will miss her deeply. May memories of the good times you shared bring comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  7. Franchesca Williams
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Mrs. Sauer will be remembered for welcoming me to Shenandoah Elem. with opened arms. She loved the Lord, her family, and the Shenandoah family. The bar for all was set high and would not be lowered. However, she encouraged everyone to work hard to approach/reach it! We are praying that God comforts, strengthens, and keeps you all and that you will cherish precious memories of her always.

  8. David Breidenbach
    New Roads, LA

    Joe: I was so sadden to learn of your wife's passing. I can only imagine the loss you are feeling. I am unable to attend the funeral, so I hope to see you in the future to express my condolences directly to you then. Take care my friend.

  9. Jerry & Lisa Roper
    Celebration, FL

    We first met Joe & Carolyn in the 1970's while in LSU graduate school. Since that time, we have valued their friendship. Carolyn was a kind sweet person, and wonderful educator who touched many lives. She will be missed. Our prayers are with Joe and the family during this time of grief, as we place our hope in the resurrection of Christ Jesus.

  10. Paula Fabre
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Carolyn was a very special and caring principal. We worked together in EBR for many years. May her many contributions to the lives of so many students serve as a comfort to all that knew her. May God comfort her family through the many memories they have of her. Please know that you have my deepest sympathy. May she Rest In Peace.

  11. Nicole Jennings Howard
    Winter Garden, FL

    Mrs. Sauer was a wonderful teacher to me many years ago. I still use life lessons that she taught me to help my children navigate life. To AnneMarie and family, may wonderful memories fill your heart during this very difficult time. Sending my love across the miles!

  12. Norma
    Livingston, TX

    I know Carolyn is Resting In Peace with God and that the world is a better place because she was here.

    My prayers are with her family and also my gratitude that you shared her with us.

    Carolyn was my friend, coworker, and confidant. She will be missed by many and I will always keep her in my heart.

  13. Debra Douglas
    Charlottesville, VA

    I dearly remember working with Carolyn to coordinate my school's donation to Shenandoah during Katrina and then our subsequent correspondence at the beginning of each school year. Rest in Peace. Debra Douglas

  14. Debbie Quebedeaux Ordoyne
    Thibodaux, LA

    I'm at a loss for words... my heart goes out to Joe and the family. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this time of loss. I know Carolyn was a wonderful wife,mother and grandmother!

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  16. Tommy Lavergne
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Speechless but our heart and mind is forever grateful to you . We love you from the moment we met you. Thanks for always putting education first.
    Until we meet again.
    Love you Mr. Lavergne and Mason

  17. Kevin Layman
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Mrs. Sauer touched a tremendous amount of lives and will undoubtedly impact the World for a very long time. May the family and friends find peace during this time of loss.

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