Roberta “Bobbie” Sachs
66, of Martinsville, passed away on April 7, 2023 at Community South Hospital. Bobbie was born on May 26, 1956 on Scott Air Force Base, IL to Robert Bredlow and Joyce (Pauley) Scott .
A longtime resident of Morgan County, Bobbie graduated at the top of her class as class salutatorian of Eminence High School. In addition to raising her children, she worked as an ergonomics engineer for Eli Lilly & Company for 25 years, retiring in 2017. Bobbie was very creative and enjoyed painting and photography. Additionally, she enjoyed traveling, RV camping and shopping. She will be remembered as a fierce, loyal, independent woman, who was also kind and loving. She will be dearly missed.
She was preceded in death by her father Robert Bredlow, and a brother Tom Bredlow.
She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Larry Sachs; daughters Jennifer Cooper Anderson, Cortney Cooper; stepchildren Judy Ray, Todd Sachs, Jill Chandler; mother Joyce (Joseph) Scott; sisters Gerry Griffith, Robin Sims; grandchildren Sofie Green, Sienna Green, Kayla Mathews, Mackenzie Chandler, Hunter Clephane, Spencer Clephane, Bryer Clephane, Brandon Sachs, Keller Anderson, Cade Anderson, Quinn Anderson, Sam Anderson, and several nieces and nephews whom she adored.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Bobbie’s life on Wednesday, April 12th from 4-8pm at Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory. Services will be held on Thursday, April 13th at 11am in the funeral home. Burial will follow the services at Shumaker Cemetery, Eminence.
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