Ronald F. Sadlier

July 3, 2013 


Ronald F. Sadlier, 87, passed away on June 25, 2013 at his home in Lee’s Summit.

Ron was born on July 14, 1925 in New Orleans, La. He joined the Navy after high school, received his Bachelors Degree in music education from Loyola University and his Masters Degree from Louisiana State University. He was passionate about teaching and directing music in Louisiana and Arizona. He played the French horn professionally and continued to participate in music groups until just a few months before his death. When not busy with his music, he very much enjoyed God’s great outdoors and fishing. He was a devoted husband to Sharlene.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Angela Frances Viosca Sadlier and Claus Emmanuel Sadlier Sr.; brothers, Sterling Sadlier and Claus Sadlier Jr. and daughter Kathy Braus.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Sharlene; brother, Gerald Sadlier and Ellen of Rhode Island; sister, Elma (Sister Angele Marie) Sadlier of New Orleans, La.; son, John Michael Sadlier and Sandy of Tucson, Ariz.; son, Carl Sadlier and Justina of Show Low, Ariz.; daughter, Cara Summerfield of Denver, Colo.; Stepdaughter, Kathy Sloan and Brad of Lee’s Summit; Stepson, Randy Van Norman and Patty of Lee’s Summit; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be 3 p.m., July 8 at The John Knox Village Chapel, 400 NW Murray Rd, Lee’s Summit. The memorial service will immediately follow at 4 p.m. in the chapel, with Fr. Tom Holder, Pastor of Our Lady of the Presentation Parish presiding.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Music Program at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church, 130 NW Murray Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO., 64081.

(Arrangements: Stine & McClure Chapel, 3235 Gillham Plaza, Kansas City, MO, 816-931-7777.)

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