Bonnie J. Satter, age 90, of Holstein, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021 at the Cherokee Specialty Care of Cherokee. A private family funeral service will be held at the United Methodist Church of Holstein with the Rev. Doresa K. Collogan officiating. Burial will be at the Galva Township West Cemetery of Galva.
Bonnie Jean Satter was born in a farm home near Basset, Nebraska on August 26, 1930 to John and Kathryn (Kackmiester) Kummer. She attended country school walking 1.5 miles until she was in the 5thgrade when the family moved to Iowa, south of Quimby. She graduated in 1948.
Bonnie was united in marriage to Victor Andresen on August 13, 1950 at the United Methodist Church of Correctionvillle, Iowa. They made their home on a farm north and east of Holstein and raised their three sons and one daughter. Victor passed away January 6, 1985. She married Morris “Bud” Satter in August of 1986 at the Christian Church of Onawa. They lived in Onawa for two years and then bought a farm by Castana where they lived until retirement. Bonnie and Bud moved to Galva, and later Holstein.
Bonnie loved farm life; raising chickens and ducks for their home freezer, milking cows for the family to enjoy, and tending to a large garden to can and freeze food for the winter. She was a member of the Holstein United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school while her children were growing up and belonged to two church circles. She was a Hugger Clown, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and in a card party group. Bonnie enjoyed knitting, quilting, sewing and dancing.
She is survived by her children, Timothy (Maureen) Andresen of Galva, IA, Thomas (Cheryl) Andresen of Holstein, IA, Jerry (Anne) Andresen of Holstein, IA and Linda (Steve) Klotz of Holstein, IA; step-children, James (Glenda) Satter of Glove, AZ, Luann (Alan) Puntney of Norfolk, NE and Randy Satter of Luviers, CO; grandchildren, Doug (Jacy) Andresen, Craig (Nikki) Andresen, Kelly Andresen, Marc (Jodie) Andresen, Nick Andresen, Ben (Christi) Andresen, Victoria (Nick) Stromer, Erica (Nathan) Wagner, Evan (Julie) Andresen, Adam (Nora) Klotz, Hannah (Aaron) Ledeboer and Jon Klotz; step-grandchildren, Kyle Satter, Tory (Kara) Satter, Dustin Puntney, Jenna (Brent) Jochum, Rebecca Satter, Robert Satter, Megan Satter, Scott Chandler, Curtis Satter, Kirk Satter and Suzanne Satter; great-grandchildren, Lily, Mason, Laikyn, Max, Martine, Emilee, Trey, Mia, Skyler, Kaden, Carly, Gunnar, Sutton, Nora, Nolan, Parker, Emersyn, Mila, Yvo, Hayes and Martin; and sister, Virginia Kennedy of Utah.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; an infant son, Bruce; five siblings; step-son, Robert Satter; granddaughter-in-law, Kathleen Satter; and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law.
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