Dennis R. Satterlee, 80


Dennis R. Satterlee, 80, of Gillespie, died on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at 3:25 p.m. at his residence.

No public services will be held. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie is assisting the family.

Mr. Satterlee was born March 8, 1942, in Litchfield, to Charles H. and Lois E. (McPherson) Satterlee. He married Carole Jane Cavitt on Sept. 28, 1974, in Gillespie, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 20, 2014.

He was an educator with a PhD in education and archeology. He was also a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Satterlee was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He loved traveling the world and going to England.

He is survived by his companion, Donna Ruyle of Gillespie; and siblings, Maxine (Richard) Bergman of Raymond, Mary Satterlee of Tulsa, OK, and Dr. Dale (Karen) Satterlee of Blue Ash, OH.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Satterlee was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Charles B. Satterlee and Gary W. Satterlee.

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