SATTERLEE, Ebon O. (1852-1940)
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Date: 4/1/2020 at 21:50:12
Ebon O. Satterlee
(March 6, 1852 – April 11, 1940)
Ida County Pioneer Record, Ida Grove, IA, Thurs., Apr 18, 1940, p.1, col.3
E. O. Satterlee, Pioneer Resident, Dies Thursday; Funeral Services Were Held Sunday at Moore Bros. Funeral Home
Death again invaded the ranks of the Ida County pioneers and claimed the spirit of E. O. Satterlee, 88, who had been a resident of this city for almost 57 years. Ebon O. Satterlee, son of William E. and Mary Satterlee was born at Monroe, Green County, Wisc., March 6, 1852 and passed away at the family home on Green street Thursday, April 11, about 1:30 p.m.. He was 88 years, one month and five days of age.
Married In 1879
Mr. Satterlee with his parents moved to Iowa in 1865 and settled at Boonesboro, in Boone County. On July 29, 1879 he was united in marriage with Miss Jane Deal at Jefferson. They resided at Ogden three years and then moved to Ida Grove where he has resided 57 years, the past 45 years have been spent at the late home of Green street. Mrs. Satterlee passed away July 4, 1938. Eleven children were born to this union, two sons John and George T. passed away in infancy, another son, Ebon, 20 years ago and daughter, Josephine, on February 4, 1939. Surviving are five sons, Richard, Mt. Pleasant; James, Topeka, Kans.; Charles and Thomas, Los Angeles; William at home and two daughters, Mrs. Sarah McShane, Ida Grove and Mrs. Bernard Saggau of Denison. There are also 16 grandchildren. Mr. Satterlee was a painter by trade and followed that occupation throughout his life, until the past few years, he was compelled to retire from active duties on account of failing health. Many homes in this and surrounding communities still contain painting and decorating which are the handiwork of Mr. Satterlee. He was of a generous and hospitable nature, besides raising his own family, he practically raised a nephew, the late Charles W. Satterlee, and two other nephews, George and Robert Satterlee..[text missing from bend in paper]… the passing of their own father.
Mr. and Mrs. Satterlee celebrated their Golden wedding in 1929 with all of their family present. During his declining years he was faithfully cared for by his daughter, Josephine, after her death another daughter, Mrs. McShane shared the home and gave him tender care during his last illness. Mrs. Shatterlee became bedfast about six weeks ago, due to a gangrenous infection of one limb and his sufferings were intense. Funeral services were held at Moore Bros. Funeral Home Sunday at 2:30 with Rev. E. H. Whyte officiating. Mrs. E. A. Swanke sang “Shadows” and “Have Thine Own Way” accompanied by Mrs. C. K. Lahman. Interment was made in the Ida Grove Cemetery. Pall bearers were, Charles Yousling, Ray Walter, James Nicol, Ray Yousling, Bruce Clark and Kenneth Wood. Those attending the funeral from a distance were, James Satterlee, Topeka, Kans; Mr. and Mrs. Sanky Rank and daughter Virginia, Des Moines; Mrs. Thomas Satterlee, Boone; Mr. and Mrs. Byron Satterlee and son, Kenneth, Sioux City; Fred Satterlee, Denison; Mrs. Fred Tillotson, Rock Branch; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Harrigan, Fonda; Mrs. Nora Vaught and family, Sioux Rapids; Mrs. Joe Dinges and son Ed. of Odebolt.
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