Sara Lee Mutchler, 79, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, formerly of Rolla, Missouri, was born, October 11, 1941, at the Scott Air Force Base in Scott Field, Illinois, the daughter of Marshall Leonard and Bessie Lee (Thomas) Forrest. She departed this life, Sunday, March 21, 2021, at the Lee’s Summit Medical Center, Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
Sara was a 1959 Clinton, Oklahoma high school graduate.
On July 17, 1965, she was united in marriage to Raymond Rolla Mutchler in Breese, Illinois; he preceded her in death on March 24, 2002.
Sara was employed as a Nursing Assistant for the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla for 32 years retiring in May 2007. Following her retirement from PCRMC she worked at Lowe’s and for the Community Partnership Thrift Store, both in Rolla. She enjoyed working with flowers and gardening, making candies, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. She loved animals and was involved with their care and rescue throughout her life.
Sara was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren, Derick Clapp and Deineira Clapp.
She is survived by two daughters, Lela (and Paul) Myers of Lee’s Summit, and Barbara Clapp of Pleasant Hill; one son, Daniel (and Margie) Pritchett of San Jose, California; five grandchildren, Matthew Myers of Olathe, Kansas, Lucas Myers of Lake of the Ozarks, Jared Clapp of Pleasant Hill, Brianna Pritchett and Carly Pritchett, both of San Jose; other relatives and friends.
Cremation has been accorded.
A celebration of life service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, at the Null & Son Funeral Home, 1010 Kings Highway, Rolla, Missouri 65401. Visitation will be held 10:00 a.m. until service time.
It was Sara’s wishes that for all who attend her service to please wear bright colors.
Inurnment will be in the Flats Grove Cemetery, Rolla, at a later date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Rolla Animal Shelter.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanley-dickeyfuneralhome.com