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Richard "Dick" Sadler

Obituary for Richard "Dick" Sadler

February 12, 1930 - December 13, 2017
Eagle Grove, Iowa | Age 87


Richard Lyle Sadler, the son of Matthew and Irene (Culmer) Sadler, was born on February 12, 1930, in Eagle Grove. He was raised and educated in Eagle Grove where he graduated from Eagle Grove High School with the "Class of 1948". Dick then joined the United States Army where he was stationed at Ft. Louis, Washington and Ft. Ord, California from 1948-1950. He also served 9 years in the Iowa National Guard and Army Reserve.
On February 4, 1951, Dick was united in marriage to Mary Voss at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eagle Grove.
Dick was an owner and operator of Sadler Construction, working over 60 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rotary Club, Eagle Grove City Council, CDC, Knights of Columbus, Lake Cornelia Association and various other city and county boards and organizations.
He loved spending time with all his family at the lake cabin.
Dick passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Rotary Senior Living in Eagle Grove, at the age of 87 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Loren Thomason; great-granddaughter, Quinn TerHorst; sisters-in-law, Doris Will and her husband Harvey and Joann Voss and brothers-in-law, Rich Ellsworth and Dick Voss.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Sadler of Eagle Grove; 8 children: Mike (Sally) Sadler of Eagle Grove, Tim (Marcia) Sadler of Eagle Grove, Nancy (Denny) Vandewater of Eagle Grove, Mitch (Kathy) Sadler of Fort Dodge, Amy Kuns of Eagle Grove, Maria (Kirby) Amonson of Waukee, Teresa Sadler of Eagle Grove and David (Paula) Sadler of West Des Moines; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Marilyn) Sadler of Eagle Grove; 2 brothers-in-law, Marvin (Eleanor) Voss of Woolstock and Leonard Voss of Eagle Grove; three sisters-in-law, Sharon Voss of Clarion, Marge Ellsworth of Carmel, Indiana and Janice (Jack) Turk of St. Charles, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eagle Grove with Father Jerry Blake celebrating. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Eagle Grove.
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