Mr. Harry W. Sauer

Harry W. Sauer, 72, of Newnan died Friday, July 26, 2013 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

He was born September 11, 1940 in Schenectady, N.Y. to the late Lloyd Frederick Sauer and Charlot Baker Sauer.

Mr. Sauer grew up in New York and graduated from Union College in Schenectady in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He served in the Air National Guard in New York and Michigan for seven years. After college, he began his professional career with General Electric.

In 1966, he went to work for Commonwealth Associates, Inc. in Jackson, Michigan, which after several mergers became WorleyParsons where he retired as Power Sector Director in September 2012. He traveled the world with his work going to Australia, South Africa, Europe, Asia and South America.

The funeral is Friday, August 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The visitation is Thursday evening between 6-8 at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 301 Kelly Dr., Suite 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269.

Condolences can be expressed online at

Survivors include his wife, Lynne Meyer Sauer of Newnan; daughters, Jenny Davidson of Stockbridge, Kathy Rizzo and husband John of Atlanta; grandchildren, Audra Starr and husband Joseph of College Park, Katie Davidson, Ben Davidson, Zach Rizzo; great-grandchild, Tacie Starr; former son-in-law, Ed Davidson; sister, Elissa Zullo and husband Leonard of Naples, FL; sister-in-law, Marcia Sauer; several nieces and nephews.

McKoon Funeral Home (770) 253-4580

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