Elwyn L. Satterlee 1927-2019

WEST FARMINGTON — Elwyn L. “Bus” Satterlee, age 91, longtime resident of West Farmington, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 12, 2019, at Washington Square nursing home in Warren.

Born Nov. 17, 1927, in Mesopotamia, he was a son of the late Fred M. and Cora V. Champlain Satterlee.

He lived in Mesopotamia until 1953 and moved to West Farmington. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II.

Elwyn was married to Alma June Ulrich Satterlee, who passed away Sept. 26, 1977. He was married to Florence V. Rice Satterlee until she passed away March 20, 2019. Elwyn worked for Johnson Rubber Company for over 48 years. He also owned a dairy farm. He loved farming and raising cows and goats. He especially loved to talk to friends and being with his family, who loved him dearly.

Elwyn is survived by his five loving children, Elwyn Jr. (Billie) Satterlee, Larry (Phyllis) Satterlee, Rose Devlin and Richard Satterlee, all from West Farmington, and Carol (Mark) Veits of Southington; five stepchildren, Patricia (Ronald) Bouck, Virginia Hoffman, Ronald (Laraine) Hoffman, Larry (Cheri) Hoffman and Donald Hoffman; 22 grandchildren; 40 great- grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Cora; his first wife, Alma June Satterlee; second wife, Florence V. Satterlee; his son-in-law, James Devlin; daughter-in-law, Loretta Satterlee; his granddaughter, April Satterlee; two brothers, Robert and Arthur Satterlee; and his sister, Audrey Person.

Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 and 11 a.m. until the celebration of his life at noon Thursday, May 16, 2019, all at Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 W. High St., Middlefield, Ohio 44062. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery. Share memories and condolences at www.slyffh.com.

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