Carmen Dolores (Early) Sauer LOFGREN 1931-2014

January 16, 1931 ~ April 5, 2014
Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Carmen attended West Seattle HS, class of 1949.

Carmen loved to craft, sew and collect glass, antiques and, her favorite, Fisher Price toys.
She spent many years in North Bend, WA, where she sold real estate, owned and taught crafts at The Orange Door, and owned and ran Grandma's Thrift Store. She and her husband, Donald, kept a lovely country home at the foot of Mount Si before moving to Ocala, Florida in 1994.

Predeceased by Donald and her first husband, Leslie Sauer, Carmen is survived by her five children, Mark Lofgren, Holli Lofgren, Matt Lofgren, Eric Lofgren and Todd Lofgren; sister, Sharon Zuvela, and many grand and great-grandchildren.

Published in The West Seattle Herald Section of The Westside Weekly April 25, 2014