June 1, 1926-April 19, 2004
CAMBRIDGE -- Robert Sayer, 77, died Monday (April 19, 2004) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge.
He was born June 1, 1926, in Cambridge to George and Mary (Hougnon) Sayer. He grew up in Orleans and graduated from Alma High School at the age of 16. He received normal training and taught in the area for several years.
He served in the Army during World War II in the Pacific.
After he returned from the war, he was employed with the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier. He transferred from Nebraska to Arizona where he retired from the postal service. He returned to Nebraska in 2004. He has resided in Cambridge since that time.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Maurice and Harold; and two sisters, Cecilia Shirley and Lorene Gibson.
Survivors include special friend, Julie Watson of Cambridge; two sisters, Marilyn and husband, Max Paschall of Grand Junction, Colo., and Doris Deines of Phillipsburg, Kan.
Mass of Christian burial is Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church in Cambridge. Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery in Cambridge with the Rev. Robert Barnhill officiating.
The rosary will be recited Friday, 7 p.m., at Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge.
Memorials may be left in his name to the St. John's Catholic Church, the Cambridge Memorial Hospital or the Cambridge Museum.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary of Cambridge is in charge of the arrangements.