Louis Sawyer

Collinsville | Friday, August 19 2022 |

Louis Johnson Sawyer, 92, of Collinsville, IL, died at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 4:06 am.  He was born April 30, 1930, in Gillespie, IL to George H. Sawyer & Santina L. Baggio Sawyer. 

He married Betty J. Vasel Sawyer on December 19, 1957, in Litchfield, IL. 

He was a foreman for McDonnell Douglas.  Louis was a member of the American Legion of Bunker Hill and Brittany Shooting Park.  He enjoyed hunting and golfing.  He was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather. 

He is survived by his spouse, Betty J. Sawyer of Collinsville, IL, daughters, Luann Sawyer of Collinsville, IL, Kathy S. (Jack) Glagola of Bethlehem, PA, son-in-law, John (Donna) McLaughlin, grandchildren, John Robert Glagola, III, Louis S. Glagola, Harrison P. McLaughlin, Christopher N. McLaughlin, nephew, Mark Sawyer of Colorado, niece, Diane Sawyer-Hoots of New Berlin, IL. 

Louis was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Michele McLaughlin, son, Jeffrey Sawyer, brother, David & K. "Mildred" Sawyer, and sister in infancy, Dorothy. 

The remains will be cremated.  Private family services will be held.  Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Society.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at

Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL  is in charge of the arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Kravanya Funeral Homes

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