Mr. Louis G. Sari

  • Born: March 16, 1924
  • Died: November 29, 2016
  • Location: Bellevue, Nebraska

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family

Louis G. Sari, age 92, of Bellevue, NE, and formerly of Battle Creek died Tuesday, November 29, 2016. He was born in Bellevue, MI on March 16, 1924, the loving son of Louis and Julia (Folenta) Sari and attended St. Philip Catholic High School. Louis served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1943 – 1946, and retired from the Kellogg Co. in 1987.

In 1948, Louis married the "Love of His Life", Amelia Popovich in Battle Creek; she sadly preceded him in death on January 4, 2012. He is survived by his children, Louis R. (Robyn) Sari of Bellevue, NE, Becky Wickham of Battle Creek, and Andrea (Tracy) Grant of Toledo, OH; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Louis was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Margaret Jacobs, Helen Kennedy, Yolanda Schrader, and his brother, Frank Danku.

Louis was a member of the Kellogg 25-Year Club, the former Springfield Lions Club, American Legion Oscar Brady Post #298 (Battle Creek), and the Elks Battle Creek Lodge #131. Louis' favorite hobby was deer hunting. He was very good at playing the guitar, and also enjoyed archery, gardening, golf, telling jokes, and loved spending time with his family.

The family will receive friends 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek where a Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday. Interment with full military honors will follow at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to VNA Hospice 12565 W. Center Rd., Suite 100 Omaha, NE 68144. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memoires of Louis may be placed at


Condolence & Memory Journal

Lou, so very sorry to hear of your Father's passing. So glad you got to go home and be with him during his final years.

Posted by Pam and Brian Hartgerink - Omaha, NE - Friend   December 28, 2016

Lou was a very special man. He taught me to dance the Two Step. When he would bring his guitar to class and play and sing for everyone- they just loved it. It was a pleasure to know him. Thoughts and prayers to his family.

Posted by Sonja Walker - Bellevue, NE - Friend   December 08, 2016


Dear Louie, Becky, and Andrea,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. What a blessing it was to have all of you as our next door neighbors for so many years. It was always a pleasure to be around your dad. May your memories bring you joy. God bless all of you and give you peace. Love, Linda and Alex

Posted by Linda and Alex Hilliard - Huntingdon, TN - Friend   December 07, 2016

Lou, Becky & Andrea, Thinking of all of you and sending prayers and sympathy. So very hard to lose a parent. Hope your wonderful memories will help you through.

Posted by Delores (Woods) Clark - Surprise, AZ   December 07, 2016

Louie, Becky, Andrea and Family:

It was always a privilege visiting with your Dad and Mom. They don't come any better.

My prayers are with you.

Posted by Tom Blaising - South Haven, MI   December 06, 2016

Sending prayers to the Sari Family.
We have so many good memories of Lou and Amelia and family at the Buckles and Bows camp outs. Bless you all, Love Linda Boyer
(Linda Renner) daughter of Ernie and Warren

Posted by Linda Boyer - Bellevue, MI   December 05, 2016

Louie, Boyd. Clem

Posted by Boyd Crannell - Battle creek, MI   December 04, 2016

My condolences to the Sari family

Posted by Phil Britton - Naperville, IL   December 04, 2016

I will miss you, and will always remember the times we shared together at work and the hunting trips we went on and of course all the archery tournaments we shot in will miss you old buddy see you later,

Posted by Boyd Crannell - Battle Creek, MI   December 04, 2016

We will miss you, Lou. Your jokes, your kindness and thoughtfulness and your memories that you shared. I know your heart is bursting with love now that you are home with your Amelia. Know that we all loved you and are grateful for the time we we had with you. Love and Blessings to all your family and God give them the strength to go on without you.

Posted by Pat Campbell - Brooksville, FL - Family Friend   December 03, 2016

Love you Dad, you will be missed by all. Just can't imanage. But now you can be with mom once again.

Posted by Becky Wickham - Batylr Creek, MI - Daughter   December 03, 2016

I love you all, and I am thinking about you everyday! Hope they have kit kats in heaven! Thoughts and prayers always!

Posted by Ted Haugen - Papillion, NE - Family   December 02, 2016