Elaine Carol Saterbak

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Elaine Carol Saterbak

Elaine Carol Saterbak

June 12, 1936 – August 10, 2017



Elaine Carol Saterbak, 81, died Thursday, August 10, 2017, at her home.  Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Benson.  Visitation will continue from 10-11 a.m., followed by the funeral at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church.  Interment will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home of Benson.  www.zniewskifuneralhome.com


Elaine Carol Saterbak was born on June 12, 1936 in New Deal, Montana, the daughter of Ernest and Irene (Will) Anderson.  She grew up in Montevideo and graduated from country school and High School, after walking uphill both ways to get there.  Elaine then went on to graduate from the Minneapolis School of Business.  On September 28, 1957, she was united in marriage to John Selmer Saterbak.  This union was blessed with more than 50 years of marriage, three children and six grandchildren.  She lived in Benson and, over the years, worked at the Ford Garage, the Barnard, Hilleren and Spates Law Firm, the Chevalier Agency, and then CDS until her retirement in 2010.  Elaine was an active member of Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, the Lions Club, and always donated blood to the American Red Cross.  She enjoyed playing bridge and loved spending time with her grandchildren and her cats.


Elaine passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at her home. She attained the age of 81 years, 1 month and 29 days of age.  She is survived by her children: Todd (Nancy) Saterbak of Maple Grove, Wade Saterbak of Benson, and Chad (Kim) Saterbak of Benson; grandchildren: David (Shelby) Saterbak, Johnathan (Katie) Saterbak, Chantz Saterbak, Thomas Saterbak, Jacob Saterbak, and Abigail Saterbak; sister, Jean Lowery of California; and brother, Darrell (Evie) Anderson of Montevideo.


She was preceded in death by her husband, John Saterbak on February 14, 2008; sister, Doris Anderson; granddaughter, Jozy Saterbak; and her parents, Ernest and Irene Saterbak.


Please sign the guest book at www.zniewskifuneralhome.com .

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