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Marlene Satre

Marlene Mary Satre, age 89, of Winthrop died Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Pathstone Living in Mankato. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at Northview–North Mankato Mortuary, 2060 Commerce Drive in North Mankato. Visitation will be one hour before the service on Wednesday. Burial will be at the Winthrop Cemetery. Memorials preferred to an organization of the donor’s choice. Marlene is survived by two children, Kevin (Gayla) Satre of Mankato; Jill (Tony) Michel of Waconia; five grandchildren, Matt, Nick and Jack Michel, Jayne and Abby Satre; sister, Maurine Johnson of Mankato, and nieces, nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert in 2000; infant son, Kirk; two brothers, William Jr. and Robert Ibberson; in-laws, Walter Johnson, Colleen Ibberson, Bertie Lou Ibberson, Harris and June Satre, Bud and Lorraine Satre, and Dennis Satre. Marlene was born November 14, 1933, in New Ulm, Minnesota to William and Hannah (Foster) Ibberson. She graduated from Sleepy Eye High School in 1952 and from Gustavus Adolphus College in elementary education in 1956. She was united in marriage to Robert W. Satre on August 4, 1957, in Sleepy Eye. They moved to Winthrop, started their lives and raised their family. Marlene taught elementary education for Winthrop and later GFW in Gibbon before retirement. After her retirement, she enjoyed golfing, helping with her grandchildren, and loved attending their activities. Later in life, she enjoyed traveling with family and friends, especially to Mexico and Arizona. As her health began to deteriorate, she moved to Mankato to be closer to family. Marlene was a member of First Lutheran Church in Winthrop, where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday school, and was active in church circle. She was a former Cub Scout Den Mother and a member of the Winthrop American Legion Auxiliary since 1963. Marlene enjoyed the small-town life of Winthrop and all it had to offer.

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