Capt. Richard D. ‘Dick’ Sader, retired

Jan. 29, 1934 - March 4, 2012

Capt. Richard D. "Dick" Sader (retired) of Waukesha unexpectedly died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 78. Dick was born Jan. 29, 1934, the son of Reuben and Caroline Sader.

He married Rosalie on June 16, 1956. Dick proudly joined the Waukesha Police Department in April of 1960. In mid-1964, he was promoted to detective, and then to lieutenant in June 1979. In 1985, Dick was promoted to captain and served until his retirement on Sept. 11, 1987. He was a member of the International Chiefs of Police Association and was an honorary member of the FBI National Academy. Dick enjoyed golfing, his four-legged friend, Andy, and spending time with his family. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.

Dick will be dearly missed by his wife, Rosalie; children, Renee (Michael) Hedtcke, Jacqueline Sader and Michael Sader; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; those he served with at the Waukesha Police Department; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Friday, March 9, at Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1941 Madison St., Waukesha. Burial with full military honors will immediately follow the service at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.