Joan Marie Sadler, 67, of Jefferson City, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 21, 1950, in Jefferson City, a daughter to the late Anton “Tony” and Bertha “Betty” (Kremer) Brandt.
Joan was a 1964 graduate of St. George School and a 1968 graduate of Linn High School both in Linn.
Joan was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church in Jefferson City.
Throughout her life Joan was employed at Thomas Jefferson Library in Jefferson City, Osage County Library in Linn, Department of Natural Resources and most recently Barr Engineering Company in Jefferson City as an Senior Administrative Assistant.
Joan enjoyed walking, sewing, reading the morning newspaper with her cup of coffee and helping others. She loved to be outside especially on her family farm, in the vegetable or rose gardens. If you ever needed help getting a project accomplished, Joan was always available with lots of energy and determination. Her great smile would always light up a room. The highlight of her day was spending time with her family and friends.
Joan is survived by: a son, Jason Sadler of Astoria, NY. a daughter, Melissa Wolfe of Taos; three step-daughters, Chrisma Davis of Jefferson City, Angela Sooter (Corey) of Holts Summit, and Melissa Davis of Holts Summit; four sisters and two brothers, Sr. Linda Brandt, SSND, Betty Ann Peters (Ronnie), Shirley Adams (Randy), Donnie Brandt, Danny Brandt (Karen Prater), all of Linn and Diane Armistead (Jay) of Jefferson City; twelve grandchildren, one great grandchild and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the love of her life for over 20 years, Thomas “Tom” Davis, who passed away on June 18, 2016.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. Daniel J. Merz as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. George Parish Cemetery in Linn.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. George Capital Campaign Fund or St. George School.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com