Dan August Sauer - age 73, of Fenton, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at home with his family after a battle with cancer. Private family services will be held at a later date. Those desiring may make contributions in Dan's name can do so to Reverence Home Health and Hospice at 5445 Ali Dr. Grand Blanc, MI 48439. Dan was born December 14, 1946 in Baltimore, MD, the son of Frederick and Anita (Crafton) Sauer. He was a graduate of Patterson High School in Maryland. He married Dawne Elaine Skrentner May 2, 1970 in Royal Oak. He had resided in Fenton since 1976 coming from Holly. Dan retired from GM Metal Fabrication in Flint after 23 years of dedicated service. He was a member of Kensington Community Church in Lake Orion. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, camping, traveling, boating, eating steamed Blue Crabs from Maryland, and most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. Surviving are his wife, Dawne; son, Michael (Clare) Sauer of Marquette; daughter, Monica (Paul) Spiers of Lake Orion; grandchildren, Alexander and Ella Spiers; brother, George Sauer of Orma, WV; sister, Anita (Ron) Lippa of Dundalk, MD; and brother and sister-in-law, James (Sheryl) Skrentner of South Branch; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and 13 brothers and sisters. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.