Paul B. Sadler, 74, of Delphos, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016, at his home in Delphos. He was born on January 29, 1942, in Delphos to Howard and Edna Jane (Leininger) Sadler. They preceded him in death. On November 30, 1968, he was united in marriage to Jane Van Pelt who survives in Delphos
He is also survived by his three children, Jill (Dan Grotheer) Sadler, Lisa Hefner, and Paul (Kim Sadler; and his six grandchildren, Nathan, Allison, and Alexander Hefner, and Ryan, Aaron and Alyssa Sadler, along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Howard “Buddy” Sadler and brothers-in-law, John Kramer and Bill Van Pelt.
Paul was 1960 graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School. He was a member of the U.S. Navy. He worked at Fruehauf for thirty one years and left as material control manager. He then worked at JB Tool in Wapakoneta for eleven years as a plant manager. After his retirement he worked for Orick Tool & Die as a project manager and Paragon Service and Supply in shipping and receiving.
Paul was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the Delphos Recreation Board, the Delphos Stadium Club, a past treasurer of the Delphos Country Club, the Delphos Browns’ Backers and he served on the Board of Walnut Grove Cemetery. He spent seventeen years at the Delphos Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #471 where he served two terms as president, auditor and held various other offices. He supported all Cleveland teams, but especially the Cleveland Browns where he had season tickets for many years. He was a huge Ohio State fan as well. He enjoyed local football and basketball teams, and enjoyed watching his grandsons play football, baseball, soccer and basketball. His Canadian fishing trips were also favorite memories.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home with Reverend David Howell officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery with military grave rites by the Delphos Veterans Council. Friends may call on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, from 2-8 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Delphos Stadium Club or Trinity United Methodist Church Building Fund.
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