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In Memory of

Carl W. Sedler

October 12, 1926 - November 25, 2016

Obituary


Carl W Sedler Jr



1926-2016



Carl was born to Carl W Sedler Sr and Sylvia Freeman Sedler in Jerome, Arizona at the United Verde Hospital. Jerome was a thriving copper mining town with a population of 15,000 people, nestled on the side of Cleopatra Hill overlooking the Verde Valley.



Carl lived there until he was eight years old when the copper mine closed. His father was the owner of the Transport company taking the copper down into the valley to Cottonwood, Az.



From Arizona they moved to Denver, Colorado for a...

Carl W Sedler Jr



1926-2016



Carl was born to Carl W Sedler Sr and Sylvia Freeman Sedler in Jerome, Arizona at the United Verde Hospital. Jerome was a thriving copper mining town with a population of 15,000 people, nestled on the side of Cleopatra Hill overlooking the Verde Valley.



Carl lived there until he was eight years old when the copper mine closed. His father was the owner of the Transport company taking the copper down into the valley to Cottonwood, Az.



From Arizona they moved to Denver, Colorado for a year and then to San Gabriel, California where he graduated from Alhambra High School in 1944 where he lettered in several sports.



After high school he joined the Navy and served in the Philippines during WWII. After the war ended he enrolled at UCLA, played on the basketball team, and graduated with a BS degree.



Carl worked for Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) for 32 1/2 years as their Personnel Manager at the Vernon and Corona, California, plants and retired from the Vancouver, Washington plant in 1985.



Carl enjoyed a long retirement in the San Diego area, playing golf at San Diego Country Club and proudly had 5 holes in one. He loved watching the Padres and Chargers games and, of course, UCLA football.



Carl was a 2-time breast cancer survivor and he recently learned his cancer had returned.



Carl and his wife, Judee, enjoyed 42 years of marriage where they were active in golf, travel and socializing with their many friends.