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Simon Jerome Sattler

Aug 15, 2020

Simon Jerome Sattler,

83, died at the Heart of

America Medical Center

in Rugby on Thursday,

August 6, 2020. Mr.

Sattler was born on the

family farm near Knox to

Sylvester and Katherine

(Thomas) Sattler. He at-

tended school in the Knox

area until he joined the

United States Navy in

1954. He spent 3 years in

foreign service. He was

awarded 2 Good Conduct

Medals, China Service

Medal, and the National

Defense Service Medal.

He was honorably

discharged on his 21st

birthday September 10,

1957. He married Marie

Pederson on May 25, 1959

in Knox. The family

moved to Washington

where he was employed

as a carpenter until re-

turning to Knox in 1970

where he continued to do

carpentry work. One of

his greatest joys, other

than his family and

grandchildren, was his

love of horses. In his later

years he enjoyed creative

wood working and grow-

ing vegetables and flowers

in his garden. He was a

life-long member of St.

Mary Catholic Church in


He is survived by his

children: SyAnn and her

husband Randy Graber

Rugby, Sheryl and her

husband Thad Shively

Sherburn, Minnesota,

Sandy and her husband

Tim Bonn Rugby and

Steve Sattler – Rugby.

He also leaves 11

grandchilden and 18

great grandchildren in ad-

dition to a sister, Rose

Marie Weber Billings,

Montana and a brother,

Gabriel Sattler Bot-

tineau. He was preced-

ed in death by his parents

and siblings, Gertude

Iverson, Eva Mears,

Wendelin, Adam, An-

drew, Sylvester, Paul,

Katherine and George

Sattler. Three great

grandchilden, Coty, Ali-

sha, and Paityn also pre-

ceeded him.

A funeral service was

held at the Niewoehner

Funeral Home on Satur-

day, August 8th, 2020 at

11:00 AM with military

honors provided by the

North Dakota Military

Honor Guard and

members of the Clarence

Larson Post # 23 Ameri-

can Legion Rugby fol-

lowed by burial in St.

Mary Cemetery in Knox.

Niewoehner Funeral

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