Sauntry, Michael Joseph

Sauntry, Michael Joseph

March 15, 1939 – July 14, 2017
Age 78 of West Saint Paul. Mike worked as an attorney and helped grow the firm Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh in St. Paul. After beating cancer in 2008, he retired and focused on his poetry and volunteering (Habitat for Humanity and served on the board of Boys To Men). Mike leaves until the next time around his sweetie of 8 years, Sandy Smith; his son, Mark (Heather) Sauntry; their son Corwin; his sister Betty (Cliff) Isadore; brother Jim (Colleen) Sauntry. He will be missed by all of the Sauntrys and relations and innumerable friends that he would count as family. A Celebration of Life is planned Wednesday for family and friends. Send condolences to sauntry1@gmail.com. (Published in Pioneer Press on July 18, 2017).