John “Leroy” Sasse, 83 of Emlenton went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 20, 2020 while at his residence. Born on October 16, 1937, he was the son of the late Otto Sasse and Nancy Rae “Sublett” Sasse.
He proudly served in the US Air Force, worked for many years at the US Steel Sintering Plant in Saxonburg, followed by being a Pennsylvania State Constable. He also had a Christian tract ministry called Life Tract. He was a member of Homecare Chapel and a proud member of the Butler County Law Enforcement Association. John was a born again Christian who had a passion for Christ, the Bible and sharing his faith. He loved his family. He also had soft spot for animals especially cats and had many over the years that he had rescued and loved.
He leaves behind two children, Jonathan (Heidi) Sasse and Michele (Benjamin) Burd, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, his former wife Beverly Sasse, 3 Brothers and 1 sister; Jay (Sue) Sasse, Charles (Jean) Sasse, Norman Sasse, Nancy (Wayne) Polkey as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings Donald Sasse, Francis Sasse, Oscar Sasse, Waneda Weitzel and Jean Hunter.
Private services are being handled by H. Jack Buzard Funeral Homes of Parker.
Interment will take place at Summit Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
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