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Sawyer Moles

Sawyer Daniel Moles

January 6th, 2022 - November 27th, 2022

Sawyer's Obituary

Precious angel baby Sawyer Daniel Moles went to be with Jesus on November 27, 2022. He was 10 months old. Sawyer was the son of Kyle and Kelli Moles. He was born January 6, 2022. Sawyer was adored by his four older siblings: Hunter, 8, Madison, 6, Colton, 4, and Greyson, 2.

There are many things we will remember about Sawyer’s short life. He was always so happy - his little dimple and smile brought a returning smile to everyone’s face who saw him. He loved kisses from Dad and snuggles with Mom. Sawyer was Momma’s travel buddy. He visited lots of places with Momma and his entire family including trips to Canada, Italy, Washington D.C., and both of his parents’ alma maters Missouri State University and Harvard Business School. He was able to be a part of one of the family’s favorite traditions of world travel! He had five tiny teeth he was just learning and LOVING to use - most notably his recent obsession with pizza. His giggles and antics prompted hours and hours of laughter with his siblings and parents. He was the joy and light of all their lives.

He is survived by his parents Kyle and Kelli Moles and their children Hunter, Madison, Colton, and Greyson of New Buffalo, MI; maternal grandparents Tom and Linda Wolf of Olathe, KS; aunts and uncles Amy and Eric Shackelford and their children Ava, Emma and Jack of Olathe, KS; Tony Lakin of Olathe, KS; Dan and Melissa Moles of Garden City, MO; great-grandparent Joyce Moles of Harrisonville, MO; and a host of great aunts and uncles, second and third cousins, godparents and dear family friends.

He is preceded in death by grandfather Chris Moles, great-grandparents Larry Moles, Clifford and JoAnn DesMarteau, Irvin and Sylvia Wolf.

A visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 2, 6-8 p.m. EST (5-7 p.m. CT) at Sommerfeld Chapel, 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, Michigan. A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 3 at 11 am EST (10 a.m. CT) at Water’s Edge United Methodist Church, 18732 Harbor Country Dr., New Buffalo, Michigan. Reception and luncheon to follow at 1 p.m. EST (12 p.m. CT) at 19 North by Froehlich’s, 19 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, Michigan.

His family is finding peace that baby Sawyer is in Heaven, resting in the arms of Jesus. They will always look forward to being with him again one day. The blessing of his perfect life and purest presence will remain with them forever.

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18

Many friends, family members, colleagues and neighbors have asked how to honor Sawyer. Family friends launched a GoFundMe to honor Sawyer's spirit and legacy of bringing happiness everywhere he went. The family will partner with nonprofits and donate the funds to honor Sawyer's memory.


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