Mike Sauls age 71, of Ridgway and longtime Gallatin County resident passed on this life Sunday, February 7, 2021 at his home after an extended illness, surrounded by his family. Mike was born on January 13, 1950 in Harrisburg, IL to the late Jesse and Aretta (Peas) Sauls. On June 21, 1969 he married Kathleen (Payton)
Mike worked his whole life as a carpenter. He worked many years with his brother Rick. Mike loved life and was always happy and jovial, really liked to kid you. He always had a smile and a polite word when you met him. In his later years he enjoyed building bird houses. Mike’s real love was his family, he enjoyed each and everyone of his large family so much. He will be missed
Mike is survived by his wife, Kathleen of Ridgway, his children, Tony (Lora) Sauls of Ridgway, Mike Sauls of Ridgway and Melissa Crissup of Ridgway. Grandchildren, Sammie, Josh, Alex, Alexa, Mariah, Abbie, Jesse (Stephanie), Darrin (Kendra), Jared (Nicole), Ashley (David), Casey (Don), Kaleb (Trinity). His great grandchildren, Jaicee, Ameila, Kaidence, Skylar, Olivia, Yrueben, Scarlett, Desmond, Payton, Kasyn and Jackson. Brothers, Dean (Peggy) Sauls of Eldorado and Rick Sauls of Norris City and a sister Gayle Henderson of Omaha. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Benjamin, 3 brothers, Jesse, Robert and Truman Sauls, and 3 sisters, Ailene Crayne, Genieve York and Deanna Hunt.
Visitation for Mike will be on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway his funeral service will follow at the funeral home at 1:00 PM with Rev. Roger Hobbs officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Palestine #2 Cemetery near Omaha
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