|Birth: ||Jul. 28, 1923|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2002|
Obituary Burlington Co Times NJ July 9, 2002:
Donald Robert Satrom, 78 of Bentonville, AR died Thur June 27, 2002 in Rogers, AR after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.
He was born July 28, 1923 in Minneapolis, MN to Oscar Melvin and Grace Lilian (Thompson) Satrom, eldest of four sons. He served as a Major in the USAF in WWII flying in B-29s in the Pacific theatre. When he returned home, he married Mildred Louise McElwain in Beloit, KS and then completed his education at the UN of MN. He was recalled to srvice during the Korean War and reopened the AFB at Lake Charles, LA. He retired to Bentonville 18 years ago coming from Cinnaminson, NJ. During his career he was plant manager for the Wood Conversion Co in Riverside, NJ for 20 years. Changing careers he served as the President of the Bank of West Jersey and retired after 12 years as Senior VP of Fidelity Union Bank in Newark, NJ. After moving to AR, he was active in SCORE, the 9-hole golf league and a member of United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred L. Satrom of Bentonville, AR; four sons Steven (Lee) of Allentown, PA, Kirk (Janet) of O'Fallon, IL, James (Wanda) of Tulsa, OK, John (Heather) of Cocoa Beach, FL; one daughter Susan Kent (Cameron) of Winston Salem, NC; three brothers Kenneth (Leah) of Seattle, WA, Merlyn (Arlene) of St Paul, MN, Roland of Denver, CO and ten grandchildren.
A memorial service will be on Mon July 1, at 1:30pm in the United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista. His final resting place will be at Ft Snelling VA National Cemetery, St Paul, MN. Arrangements are by the Bella Vista Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Parkinson's Disease Assoc or the Endowment Fund at United Lutheran Church, Bella Vista.
Oscar M Satrom (1896 - 1983)
Grace L Thompson Satrom (1902 - 1982)
Mildred Louise McElwain Satrom (1923 - 2009)*
Donald Robert Satrom (1923 - 2002)
Merlyn Ellsworth Satrom (1930 - 2009)*
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 44.87201, -93.21187
Maintained by: Jan Satrom
Originally Created by: Jo Bohony
Record added: Jul 17, 2006
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