Meadville Tribune

March 7, 2014

Adelaide M. (Addie) Sagan Sauerland

Meadville Tribune

TITUSVILLE — Adelaide M. (Addie) Sagan Sauerland, 95, formerly of the Diamond area, died peacefully at 7:46 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Golden Living Center of Titusville, where she has been a resident since March 26, 2012.

Mrs. Sauerland was born May 8, 1918, in Brooklyn, N.Y., a daughter of the late Fred Steinert and Louise Schwarz Steinert.

She married Albin J. Sagan on June 14, 1936, in Long Island, N.Y. Mr. Sagan died Oct. 2, 1983. Addie later married Gustav A.R. Sauerland on Dec. 30, 1989, in Titusville. Mr. Sauerland died Aug. 10, 1996.

Addie worked with husband, Albin, as office manager for Sagan Tractor Sales from 1959 to 1973.

She was a member of St. Titus Church and Altar and Rosary Society, and Polish National Alliance of Titusville.

Addie enjoyed knitting, crafting, traveling, crocheting, gardening, reading, doing crossword puzzles, picture puzzles and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include five children, Katherine Wescoat and her husband, Melvin, of Titusville, Veronica Fabian and her husband, Joseph, of Virginia Beach, Va., Lorri Iszkula of Ackworth, Ga., James Sagan and his wife, Diane, of Cambridge Springs, and Frederick Sagan and his wife, Beverly, of Cooperstown; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two stepsons, Gustav Sauerland of North Carolina, and James Sauerland and his wife, Ruth, of Titusville; several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by four grandchildren; a sister, Louise Wieber; and a brother, Frederick Steinert.

A Christian Wake service will be conducted at 1:45 p.m. Sunday at Leo N. Hennes Funeral Home Inc., 203 E. Main St., Titusville, by the Rev. Father Walter Packard, pastor for the Catholic Community of Titusville. Relatives and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A transfer service will be conducted Monday at 9:30 a.m. followed by the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Titus Church, with Father Packard as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Catharine Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorial contributions can be made to Asera Care Hospice, 1600 Peninsula Drive, Suite 14, Erie, Pa. 16505; St. Titus Church, 513 W. Main St., Titusville, Pa. 16354; or to donor’s choice.

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