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Carol Sauerwein

July 7, 2022

Loretta Carol Sauerwein, age 64, after a long battle with cancer, died Thursday, July 7, 2022 at her Newton residence.  She was born on December 30, 1957 in Anthony, Kansas to Vlastislav and Louise (Anton) Sheen. On September 12, 2009 she married Terry Sauerwein in Newton, and he survives of the home.

Carol was a member of the United Methodist Church and a retired early childhood education instructor and assessment coordinator.

She is survived by her husband Terry of the home; son Christopher Ihde, his fiancé Erica Morlan and children Georgia, Brenley, Cooper and Hudson. Christopher Sauerwein, wife Jenny, children Cody and MacKenzie, Kevin and Ginger Sauerwein, their children Leah and Nellie, sister Margaret Sheen and brother Edward Sheen.

Carol loved music, art and most of all her grandchildren. She loved spending time tending to her roses and many flowers around the home. She had a passion for helping children with learning disabilities and attending the grandchildren’s activities.

Carol is preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the Sauerwein Farm, 4108 North Hillside Road rural Newton with Pastor Tim Bever presiding. Please bring a chair as you can as there will be a limited number of chairs provided for the congregation.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Petersen Funeral Home. The family will be available from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to receive family and friends at the funeral home. Following the service at the farm we will proceed to Restlawn Gardens of Memory for a committal service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and left in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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6 thoughts on “Carol Sauerwein

  1. Carol was a kind and caring person. She had a deep concern for others and wanted them to feel better, wether that was mentally or physically. She always made us feel right at home when we visited her and Terry, She was a good friend, and we often talked about the Lord. I am really going to miss her.

  2. Rich and Mary Sauerwein send their sincerest sympathies. We will not be able visit in person this time.

  3. Terry and family, our sympathies to your family at this most difficult time. May our prayers be with you.

  4. Terry our heart felt sympathy is with you and your family at this difficult time.

  5. Terry and family, Nanette and I pray that you will have the strength to continue forward in your lives without Carol. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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