VIVIAN M. SADEWATER, 83 MACHESNEY PARK - Vivian M. Sadewater, 83, of Machesney Park, IL, died at 9:20 p.m. November 29, 2013, at her home. Born February 1, 1930, in Rock County, WI.; daughter of Edward A. and Eva A. Eggen Engen. Married to Ronald W. Sadewater in Beloit, WI on February 12, 1949. She worked at the University of Illinois Press in Champaign Urbana for 23 years, spent 5 years in Hawaii and moved back to Rockford in 1987. Member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and Winnebago and Boone County Genealogy Society. Graduated from Orfordville High School in 1947. Survivors include her husband, Ronald; son, Randolph Sadewater of Southport, North Carolina; daughter, Connie Ann (Ronald) Penner of Pasadena, CA; brother, Edward (Irene) Engen of Brodhead, WI; and several nieces and nephews. Services at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2821 North Bell School Rd., Rockford, IL 61107. Visitation from 10 a.m. until service time. Rev. Dr. William J. Ward will officiate. Burial at Willwood Burial Park. Memorials may be given in care of the family. Online register at weltefuneral.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 1 to Dec. 2, 2013