Sauer, Georg (b.1864)


Father Georg Sauer was born in 1864 in Wittmann.  He graduated from Saratov Seminary and was ordained on 10  May 1887 for the Diocese of Tiraspol. From 1887 he served in Marienberg; from 1899, in Neu-Leibental (Odessa District); from 1911 he was pastor of Mother of God parish in Rohleder on the Lower Volga. In 1921 he and a friend were killed by partisans in his home in Rohleder.


- Biography of Father George Sauer (Book of Rembrance, University of Notre Dame).
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das Religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen - Katholischer Teil (Stuttgart, 1980), p. 345.