Robert Sadler

Robert Sadler

Robert L. ‘Bob’ Sadler of Kalamazoo, Michigan, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at Rose Arbor Hospice, with his family by his side. Mr. Sadler was born August 13, 1926 in Cleveland to Joseph and Mildred (Rehar) Skufca Sadler.

He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Army. Bob was an avid Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians fan, enjoyed golfing, bowling and spending time with his family and his friends. He was a member of St. Ambrose and St. Margaret Churches and a member of Kalamazoo Elks BPOE #50 where he had served as Exalted Ruler.

On November 15, 1947 in Cleveland, he married Eleanor Peplow, who preceded him in death in 2012. Surviving are his children, Clifford (Marge) Sadler, Mary Ann (Jack) Emery, Robert (Sheri) Sadler and Thomas (Shellie) Sadler; 13 grandchildren, Angie Reinhartz, Julie DeMann, Jaime Mickelson, Mozy Lammers, Joe Sadler, Chelsea Miller, Kyle Burt, A.F.C. Zack Anderson, Coulton Sadler, Tyler Burt, Dillon Sadler, Shea Hunter and Tanner Burt; and 11 great-grandchildren.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with his family from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at St. Margaret Catholic Church, Otsego where a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Fr. Gordon Greene celebrant.

Memorial donations may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Randy & Kathy says:

    “Love the people God gave you because He will need them back one day.” Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go though this difficult time. May you find peace in your memories and strength from your friends and family.

  2. Patti Steffler Stoyanoff says:

    So sorry to read about the passing of your Father.

  3. John and Mary Vemich says:

    Bob – So sorry to hear about your dad. We will keep your family in our prayers.

    John and Mary Vemich

  4. Arlie Hammons says:

    I saw the notice of Bob’s passing posted at the Kalamazoo Elks #50 Lodge. At first I was taken aback at the loss of a really good man. Then I thought back about all of the good and guidance that Bob Sadler gave to both me & the Lodge.

    Robert Sadler was a good and wonderful friend who epitomized to me everything that a good friend, a good Elk and a good example to other Men should be.

    I’ll miss you Bob!

  5. Martha O'Hara says:

    Our sincere sympathies to the friends and family of Bob Sadler. He was a entertaining fellow with much to offer his community. Our lodge has lost a great leader.

    The Officers and Members of Kalamazoo Elks Lodge 50

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