Charles George Sadler
Major, United States Army
a contemporary press report:
Charles George Sadler, 83, a former Silver Spring resident and retired Army Major who was a Veterans Administration personnel officer from 1961 to 1976, died February 12, 2000 at a hospital in Port St. Lucie, Florida. He had cancer.
Major Sadler, a Port St. Lucie resident who lived in the Washington area from 1945 to 1979, was a native of Dayton, Ohio. He enlisted in the Army before World War II and was taken prisoner in the Philippines in the early days of the conflict. He was released from Japanese captivity at war's end.
He received the Bronze Star, was commissioned and became a personnel officer. When he retired from active duty in 1961, he was stationed at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.
Major Sadler had been a member of Grace Episcopal Church. He had been a Shriner and a Mason.
His wife, the former Theresa Gloria Chaconas, died in 1987.
Survivors include his companion, Ellen Teper
of Port St. Lucie; four children, Charles Jr., of Washington, Leo, of West
Palm Beach, Fla., Virginia Chatila of Beirut and Theresa Sadler of Kalaheo,
Hawaii; an adopted daughter, Beverly Purl of Palm Bay, Fla.; a stepson,
Earl Froman of Lusby; a sister; two half-sisters; nine grandchildren; and
Of Port St. Lucie, FL, CHARLES GEORGE SADLER,
on Saturday, February 12, 2000, at St. Lucie Medical Center. A native of
Grand Rapids, MI, he had been a resident of Port St. Lucie for 21 years,
moving from Silver Spring, MD. In 1961, Mr. Sadler retired as a Major from
the U.S. Army after 25 years of service. From October 1943 to February
1945, Mr. Sadler was a prisoner of war in Billbid Prison in the Philippines.
He ended his federal career with the Veteran's Administration,
Posted: 5 March 2000 Page Updated: 29 October 2000
Updated: 20 October 2003