In memory of
Robert Allen "Sause" Cavanaugh
Robert Allen "Sause" Cavanaugh, 80, of Hartford City, went home to his Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at 10:23 a.m. at Bridgewater Rehabilitation Centre in Hartford City. He was born in Hartford City on June 9, 1936, to the late Clifford William Cavanaugh and the late Esther Margaret (Clark) Cavanaugh. Sause was a lifelong resident of Blackford County and Grant County. He graduated from Hartford City High School in 1954. He married Cecelia Nell (Adams) Cavanaugh on May 21, 1994, in Marion, Ind. Sause was employed by the Overhead Door Company of Hartford City for 15 years and Westinghouse of Muncie for 15 years. He served in the National Guard for four years and was active in the Blackford County Bruin Boosters Club. Sause coached Hartford City Little League for 16 years and was a charter member of the Hartford City Pee-Wee Football organization. He was a former member of IOOF Lodge. He attended Calvary Pentecostal Church in Hartford City. Sause will be sadly missed by his wife, Cecelia of Hartford City; daughter, Charlottia R. Cavanaugh of Marion; step-daughter, Pamela M. Hayes of Fishers; brother, Lloyd "Butch" A. (wife, Ann) Cavanaugh of Hartford City; granddaughters, Sarah Hayes and Elizabeth Hayes; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, step-mother, Irene L. (Wilson) Cavanaugh and half-brother, David Cavanaugh. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St., Hartford City, with Pastor Kevin Lex officiating. Burial will follow at Hartford City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 15, 2017, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Keplinger Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Blackford County Bruin Boosters Club, 2392 N. State Road 3, Hartford City, IN, 47348 Online condolences may be made at www.keplingerfuneralhome.com
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