Although it has been a few years, some of you may remember Nancy Sauer who played with New Horizons in the flute section. Unfortunately she passed away Friday August 5th, 2022. The obituary is posted below:

February 12, 1941 ~ August 5, 2022 (age 81


Miss Nancy Sauer, age 81, passed away on August 5, 2022 at the Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center. Nancy was born in Pittsburgh, PA to the late William and Pearl Sauer.

Along with her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by a sister, Marilou Sauer.

A graduate of the University of Akron, Nancy pursued a 38-year career as an elementary school teacher, educating thousands of students in the Ellett (Hatton) and Manchester systems. Passionate about teaching, she continued as a reading specialist for 4 more years in the Akron system.

An enthusiastic tennis player, she played and organized leagues over 50 years and counted those women as some of her best friends. An accomplished pianist, she also played the flute in the New Horizons band, making numerous friends through that organization.

Nancy is survived by her brother, William, of Chicago, as well as numerous cousins in the Akron and Columbus areas.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 from 10 AM to 11 AM at the Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange Street, Akron. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 100 E. Waterloo Road, Akron.

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