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Chester "Chet" Sadowski

April 19, 1921 — March 9, 2017

Interment with Military Rites: East Swanton Cemetery

Chester Z. Sadowski, life-long resident of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Thursday morning, March 9, 2017. He was born April 19, 1921 to John and Stella (Lewandowski) Sadowski. On November 15, 1949, he married Dorothy Kemmer, and together they raised three children, Sandra (Ron) Dodge, Betty Jo Sadowski and Steve (Ann) Sadowski.

Chet enlisted in the U.S. Army-Air Corps serving as an Airplane Maintenance Mechanic with the 318th Fighter Group and the 19th Squadron from July 23, 1942 to December 5, 1945. After the service he came home to return to farming. In addition to farming, in 1962, he started the Sadowski's Egg business which was in operation for 25 years.

Chet was involved in the Swanton Exchange Club, a member of the Swanton School Board, Swanton Township Zoning, Charter member of the Swanton Elks, Lucas County Farm Bureau, and member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He was very active in the community and contributed to many charitable groups and events in Swanton.

In addition to his beloved wife of 67 years, Dorothy, and their three children, Chet is survived by his grandchildren, Adam (Bridgett) Sadowski, Eric (Emily) Sadowski, Cory Dodge and Sonya Dodge; and great-grandchildren, Nathan, Lauren and Wyatt.

Chet was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Verna Grabowski, Clara Sadowski, Eleanore Olejniczak and Alice Sadowski; brothers, Frank, Charles and Daniel Sadowski; and grandchild, Jordan Sadowski.

The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and Swanton Health Care for their wonderful care Chet received. We truly appreciate everything you have done.

Family and friends may visit Friday, March 17th from 4 to 7 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631). Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 18th at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church with Pastor J.T. Bean officiating. Interment, with Military Rites, will follow at East Swanton Cemetery.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Trinity United Methodist Church - 210 N. Main St., Swanton, OH 43558, Heartland Hospice -28555 Starbright Blvd. Suite E, Perrysburg, OH 43551, Swanton Health Care - 214 S. Munson Rd., Swanton, OH 43558, or to a charity of the donor's choice.


Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Friday, March 17th from 4 to 7 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Funeral Service: Saturday, March 18th at 11:00 am at Trinity United Methodist Church

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