Walter L. Saur, Ret. Brigadier General, 86, of Oelwein, Iowa died on Saturday morning, January 11, 2014, at his home with family members at his side.
Walter Leroy Saur was born January 27, 1927, in Cresco, Iowa, the son of Walter Emil and Anna Emily (Bahr) Saur. The family moved to Elkader where Walt graduated from Elkader High School in 1944. In January 1945, Walt enlisted in the Navy. He served during World War II in the Pacific at Iwo Jima, Okinawa and in China.