News and Tribune

April 14, 2014

Emma Jean Sadler

88; New Albany

— Funeral services for Emma Jean Sadler, 88, New Albany, will be at noon Thursday, April 17, at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Floyds Knobs, with private burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. She died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, New Albany.

  She was born March 22, 1926 in Owensville, to the late Noble and Lydia Lucas. She was a very active member of Wesley Chapel UMC and had retired from the New Albany-Floyd County School Corporation after more than 20 years as cafeteria manager at Hazlewood.

Survivors include children, Stephen Sadler and his wife, Diana, and Martha Biesel and her husband, Tom; and grandchildren, Melissa, Aaron, and Gina Biesel.

She is also preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Sadler.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Wesley Chapel UMC or the Arthritis Foundation.

Kraft Funeral Service, New Albany, is in charge of arrangements

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