A. Wendel Satchwill, 93

A. Wendel Satchwill, 93, of rural Urbana, died at 9:56 p.m., Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

He was born April 3, 1923, in Huntington County, to Alfred and Elma (Fidlier) Satchwill.

Wendel married Eva Marie Wilcox in Wabash County on Sept. 20, 1944. He was a life-long farmer and a self-employed mechanic. He was a member of St. Paul's County Line Church in Andrews. He was a 50-year member of the Hanna Masonic Lodge in Wabash and a past Master of the Lagro Masonic Lodge 143. He was also a member of the Wabash Eastern Star and a Past Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star in Lagro. Wendel was a private pilot and enjoyed flying and also enjoyed traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Eva Marie Satchwill of Urbana; two children, Keith (Kathleen) Satchwill of Wabash, Kay (Eric) Urschel of Leo; five grandchildren, Jarid Gross of Urbana, Karalea Gross of Wintergarden, Fla., Susan (John Sorg) Satchwill of Huntington, Steven Satchwill of Wabash, and Sara (Matt) Cole of Urbana; three great-grandchildren, Alisyn Gross of Silver Lake, Owen Cole and Jada Cole, both of Urbana. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Edmond Satchwill, and two sisters, Helen Heffelfinger and Bonnie Satchwill.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday also at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Wendel may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Aug 23