Lavern "Ol Blue" Sadler, 81, of Chebanse passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 in Morocco, IN.
Lavern was born on September 11, 1939 in Herscher, the son of William Henry and Hilda Mary (Koerner) Sadler and they preceded him in death. He married Linda Lee Witt on June 17, 1961 in Chebanse and she preceded him in death on September 9, 2013. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Russell, Donald, and Robert; and two sisters, Dorothy and Bernadette.
He is survived by three daughters, Lee Anne (Jess) Brandt of Morocco, IN, Laurie Sadler of Toluca, and Stacy (Mark) Constable of Oreana; one son, William Lavern (Laura) Sadler Jr. of Chebanse; twelve grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his very special friend, Beverly Peters.
Mr. Sadler served in the U.S. Navy in Japan from 1957-1960. He was a member of Sts. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church in Chebanse. Lavern loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Private services will be held on Friday, January 29, 2021 at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton. Burial will follow at Sts. Mary and Joseph Cemetery in Chebanse with graveside military rites by Chebanse American Legion and Central VFW. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Morocco Fire Department.
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