George Satkamp, Jr., 73, Winslow

George Satkamp Jr Obit photo006George Satkamp, Jr., 73, of Winslow, died Saturday (July 13) Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

He was born June 17, 1940, in Huntingburg to George and Alfreida (Partenheimer) Satkamp.

Mr. Satkamp was a graduate of Huntingburg High School (Class of 1958).  He served in the United States Army as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Braggs, North Carolina, from 1958-1961. He was retired from the Southern Railway and was a member of the V.F.W., Fraternal Order of Eagles, Masons, and the American Legion.

He is survived by one son, Mike (wife Belinda) Satkamp, Killen, Alabama; three daughters, Kim (husband Pat) Weidenbenner, Jasper, Melissa Satkamp, Tuscumbia, Alabama, and Tisha Lind, Colorado; one sister, Brenda (husband Bill) Kerkhoff, Ferdinand; one half-brother, Jack (wife June) Astrike, Jasper; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cathy Satkamp; one brother, Eugene Satkamp; two half-brothers, Chester Satkamp and Robert Astrike; and one half-sister, Jewel Satkamp Elshoff.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday (EDT) at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Friday following the visitation, at the Nass and Son Chapel. Mr. Satkamp arranged to have his body donated to the Indiana University Science Center.

Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life gathering, beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, at Miller’s Legion Field in Winslow. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared online at www.nassandson.com.

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