Edgar R. "Ross" Sadler, Jr., 84, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 22, 1929 in Casper, WY to parents Edgar R. and Bertha (Cook) Sadler, Sr.
Ross graduated from Sheridan High School. He joined the Navy serving in the Korean Conflict. On March 5, 1948 he married Sylvia Wiberg. Together they raised three children; Clifford, Kayleen and Craig. Ross had worked as a heavy equipment operator for Big Horn Coal before retiring.
He enjoyed leather crafts, rodeo, fishing and tying his own flys, snowmobiling, boating, gardening, making wine, square dancing and coin collecting.
Ross was preceded in death by his parents; Bertha and Edgar. He is survived by his wife Sylvia, his children; Kayleen (James J.) of Birney, MT, Craig Sadler, of Gillette, WY, Clifford Sadler of Sheridan, WY, grandchildren; Henry Gilliland, Mark Gilliland, Kerri (Terry) Williamson, Katie Sadler, Charlie (Malory) Sadler, and great grandchildren; Paxton, Quade, Korli.
A Visitation will be held at 6:00 p,m, with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Kane Funeral Home with Father Ron Stolcis officiating. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Holy Name Catholic Church with Father Ron Stolcis officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Section of the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with Masonic Rites and Full Military Honors. A reception will follow at the Parish Hall.
Memorials to honor Ross may be made to the Kalif Shriner's Crippled Children's Fund at P.O. Box K, Sheridan, WY 82801.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.kanefuneral.com
This obituary was originally published in The Sheridan Press (Sheridan, WY).