Obit: Satterly, Margaret M. (1846 - 1913)

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----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 02/20/1913

Satterly, Margaret M. (24 Mar 1846 - 12 Feb 1913)

Mrs. Margaret M. Satterly, widow of Harrison Satterly, died Feb. 12, 1913, at the home of her son, Gordon Satterly, of Chicago. Her maiden name was Franks and she was born in Minnesota, March 24, 1846. She was married to Harrison H. Satterly, Jan. 12, 1867. They came to Clark Co. in 1870 and Mr. Satterly bought a homestead 160 acres of land in the town of Levis, clearing it and making a nice farm and home.

Mr. Satterly died Feb. 22, 1880, leaving his wife and nine children. Mrs. Satterly lived on the farm and raised her family, giving them all a good education. She was a loving mother and a devoted wife, doing all she could in her power for them. She was well liked by all her neighbors. She was a patient sufferer. Death came from cancer of the liver, of which she suffered for the past two years, being confined to her bed most of the time for the past three months.

She leaves to mourn her death, four sons, one daughter, fourteen grandchildren and two brothers, Charles Franks, of Madrid, Iowa, and John Franks, of North Dakota. The children include Royal Satterly and family, of Turtle Lake, N.D., Milford Satterly and family, of Rothschild, Wis., Burl Satterly and family, of Centralia, Wash., Gordon Satterly and family, of Chicago, Ill., and daughter, Mrs. Iona Babcock and family of Brooks, Mont. Deceased lost four children. One son, Rowland, died April 18, 1882, Clarence died Nov. 20, 1887, and Lincoln died June 11, 1898 and Mrs. Clara Vrooman, of Kamloops, Canada, passed away Jan. 20, 1913.

The remains were brought here for burial and services were held in the Methodist Church Saturday, Rev. Prescott officiating. She was laid at rest in the family lot by her husband and children.



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