Lillian A. Sadler, 82, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at her home in Sheridan.
Lillian was born May 24, 1929 in Ranchester, Wyoming to parents Christof and Amalia (Leis) Deutsch. She attended school in Sheridan and later moved to Laramie, where she graduated from Laramie High School in 1948. She married William R. "Bill" Sadler February 20, 1950 in Miles City, Montana. They eventually returned to Sheridan and raised three children.
In 1969, Lillian joined her husband in establishing their own trucking business, Sadler Trucking Co. Both sons joined the business after finishing high school. Lillian spent 42 years as the bookkeeper and dispatcher for the business, even after her husband's death in 1995. She enjoyed her work and made many friends through her phone conversations with customers over the years. She retired in 2011 at the age of 82.
Lillian was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Sadler, her parents, seven brothers: Alfred, John, Frederick "Ernest", Bernhart, Adam, Andrew and Herb Deutsch and three sisters: Rose Mary Joslyn, Caroline Bible and Shirley Holwell.
She is survived by her children, Dale (Rosie) Sadler, Deb (Tim) Jensen and Darin (Leanna) Sadler, a brother Christof Deutsch, grandchildren Jennifer (Troy) Bower, Michael Spainhower, Dustin (Stefanie) Sadler and Brandon Sadler all of Sheridan and Lisa Sadler of Jackson, WY. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren Tristan and Taylor Bower and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date with burial next to her beloved husband in Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.