Eva Satchwill, 93

Eva Marie Satchwill, 93, of rural Urbana, died at 10:18 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. 

She was born Jan. 8, 1923 in Huntington County, to Harry Raymond and Hilda Marie (Urschel) Wilcox.

Eva was a 1941 graduate of Urbana High School.  She married A. Wendel Satchwill at her parents home in Wabash County on Sept. 20, 1944; he died Aug. 22, 2016.  She was a member of the St. Paul's County Line Church in Andrews.  She was also a 70 year member of the Wabash Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Harmony Home Economics Club.  Eva enjoyed sewing, reading, puzzles, gardening and loved her family.  She sewed for Riley Children's Hospital and nursing homes. 

She is survived by two children, Keith (Kathleen) Satchwill of Wabash, and Kay (Eric) Urschel of Leo,  seven grandchildren, Jarid Gross of Urbana, Karalea Gross of Wintergarden, Fla., Susan (John Sorg) Satchwill of Huntington, Steven Satchwill of Wabash, Sara (Matt) Cole of Urbana, Tim Knight and Andrew Knight, both of Markle; five great-grandchildren, Alisyn Gross of Silver Lake, Owen Cole and Jada Cole, both of Urbana, Kayla Knight of Wabash, and Daniel Knight of Markle. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Earl Wilcox.

Visitation and funeral services were Friday, September 2, 2016 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.  Burial was in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  There also was an Eastern Star service Friday.

The memorial guest book for Eva may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Sep 06