Committal Service & Interment:
5/20/2011 2:30 PM, Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Area B
Joseph Mitchell Sadowski
July 6, 1949 :: Somerville, New Jersey
May 11, 2011 :: Englewood, Colorado
Joseph “Butchie” Mitchell Sadowski, age 61, retired military, passed away at Porter Adventist Hospital in Englewood, CO on Wednesday, May 11, 2011.
He was born July 6, 1949, in Somerville, New Jersey to Joseph Leo Sadowski and Lorraine St. Romain. He was preceded in death by his father. Joseph served in the US Army from March 1968 to March 1971 and was stationed at Ft. Belvoir, VA. He served in Vietnam with HHT, 11th ACR at Quan Loi base camp from June 1969 to June 1970. After discharge from the army he later rejoined military service by enlisting in the Colorado Air National Guard from September 1975 to December 1996. He served with the 140th Cmbt Spt Gp at Buckley Air National Guard Base. He attained the rank of MSG. Also he served as a cook at Buckley Air National Guard Base Dining Hall and later at the VA Hospital in Denver. On March 23, 1979 he married Mary A. Frazier in Denver, CO.
He is survived by his wife Mary of Denver CO, his son Timothy J. Sadowski, currently stationed at Miramar Base in San Diego CA, sister Sharon Sadowski of Mifflinville PA, brother Kevin Sadowski of Highlands Ranch CO, mother in law Dorothy Sadowski of Larkspur CO, sister in law Debie Janosik of Carrolltown PA, brother in law Ted Frazier of Longmont CO, brother in law Bob Frazier of Larkspur CO, sister in law Barbara Peterson of Littleton CO. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends, along with two faithful Labradors, Ben and Mae.
We would sincerely like to thank the USMC and the American Red Cross for returning our son, Timothy, home from Afghanistan to be with Joseph his last few days.
Services will be held at Ft. Logan National Cemetery on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 2:30pm.