December 08, 2010 ALMONT — Longtime resident and newspaperman Tom Sadler Sr. passed away on Tuesday, December 7. He was born in Muskegon on August 28, 1930, one of four children of Claude and Ruth Sadler.
Well known around town, Sadler purchased the Almont Times Herald in 1957 and later founded the Tri-City Times, which incorporated the Capac Journal and covered the communities of Almont, Dryden, Capac and Imlay City.
Sadler married his high school sweetheart, Nola, in 1950. Nola passed away in May of 2007.
The couple leaves behind sons Tom (Diane) Sadler of Dryden, Tim (Teena) Sadler of Almont and Ted (Amy) Sadler of Imlay City and daughter Mari Lynn of Almont and nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Visitation will take place at Muir Funeral Home in Almont from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Friday. The funeral will take place at 1 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 11.
For more on this story and a complete obituary pick up the December 15 print edition of the Tri-City Times.
Catherine Minolli is Managing Editor of the Tri-City Times. She began as a freelance writer with the Times in 1994. She enjoys the country life, including raising ducks and chickens.