Born on Aug. 16, 1928 in Fort Scott, Kan. to Theodore E. Saxer and Iva Belle Saxer (Purdy), Theodore Saxer died Nov, 14 in Tacoma.
Saxer worked as a machinist for Standard Pressed Steel in Jenkintown, Pa. and Liquid Air in Tacoma.
After he retired, he volunteered at Key Peninsula Community Services and was president and member of the Board of Directors. He drove the food vans, worked fundraisers and helped make the facility a better place.
Saxer loved John Wayne movies, playing poker, fishing with his son and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Hellen; sons Timothy Saxer, Thomas Saxer and Jack (Bonnie) Saxer; stepchildren Patricia Medveckus, Glenna (Bill) Saft, Donald McGeary and Judy Glasco; 20 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by sister Louise Marstellar and stepbrother Roy Lee. Saxer lived on the Key Peninsula since 1982.
Memorial Services will be held at Key Peninsula Community Services, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make donation to the Key Peninsula Community Services.