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James Frederick Sailer, 86, of La Grande and formerly of Elgin, died Sept. 29, 2021. A graveside service was held Oct. 7 at the Summerville Cemetery. Arrangements are by Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center, La Grande.

Also known as Jim, he was born July 21, 1935, in Baker, to Albert John Sailer and Vesta Louise (Hand) Sailer. He graduated from North Powder High School and then the family moved to Summerville.

Jim was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Elgin. He was known as a generous man who didn’t have an enemy. He loved to eat and watch sports, including basketball, football and baseball. He had a great memory for everything.

Survivors include his siblings, Linda Joyce of Dallas, Texas, Thomas Sailer of Summerville and Robert Sailer of Salem.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Marcia Dupuiss.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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