Passing of Earl D Sadler, father of District #6 Investigator Paul Sadler

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Earl D Sadler, father of District #6 Investigator Paul Sadler.

Please see the following obituary and funeral arrangements:

Earl D Sadler
March 12, 1928 – June 30, 2021

Earl D. Sadler, 93, of Macon, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in his home.

Earl was born March 12, 1928 in Macon, Illinois the son of Charles L. and Gertrude (Keen) Sadler. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Earl retired from Thompson Lumber Company. He was a member of the Macon Presbyterian Church and the American Legion. Earl enjoyed fishing and camping and was an avid Cubs fan and card player. He married Helen M. Eckhardt in January of 1954. She preceded him in death on March 22, 2008.

Earl is survived by his twin sons Paul Kenneth (Aliese) Sadler of Illiopolis and Mark Andrew (Lisa) Sadler of Mt. Zion, grandchildren Christian Dean Sadler, Ellen Ann (Sean) Linden, and Margaret Mae Sadler, great-granddaughter Ava Marie Linden, his sisters Margie Son, Helen Bruner, Betty (Stan) Fullmer, Reba White, and Ginny (Bill) Kadyk and brother-in-law Lee Batterton.

Earl is preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter Ellen Bee Sadler, son Charles Frederick Sadler, and sisters Pearl Hunt and Marilyn Batterton.

Services to celebrate Earl’s life will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 6, 2021at Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home in Macon. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Monday, July 5, 2021 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the South Macon Township Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Boys Town.

Arrangements by Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, 971 Prescott Ct. Macon, view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

Please keep the Sadler family in your thoughts and prayers.

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