Arnold Saner Sr.
Don loved hunting waterfowl, playing handball and golf, and gardening around his home in Sacramento, CA. He was known for his tasty and beautiful tomatoes. Don and Joyce and their children also enjoyed attending San Francisco 49ers home games, having held season tickets for 37 years.
Don was always active in his community. He joined many associations, including the Elks #6 for which he served as the Exalted Ruler in 1975-76. He also was president of his local Rotary, Sacramento Estate Planning Council, Sacramento Life Underwriters, Valley Hi Country Club and the Sacramento Baseball Bushers. Don was inducted into the LaSalle Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000, and was an honorary member of the LaSalle Alumni. He was also on the Board of Regents for Christian Brothers High School, and was given an honorary life membership of Christian Brothers Alumni.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Godfrey & Josephine Saner of Sloughhouse, CA, and survived by his wife, Joyce (Jarchow) Saner; daughter Kimbra; son Donald, Jr.; and sister Frances Saner, who all reside in Sacramento, CA. He also adored his 3 wonderful granddaughters, Elizabeth Saner, Isabelle Saner & Victoria Saner.
The family would like to thank Sutter Hospice and Advocates for Seniors Caregivers, Dominique, Willy, Lito & Norman, and to also acknowledge George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers, and East Lawn Cemetery in Elk Grove, CA.
of Life Memorial will be held at the Sacramento Elks #6, 6446 Riverside
Boulevard, Sacramento, CA at 2pm on Saturday, March 31, 2012.