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Leah Marie Satterfield

January 24, 1938 January 21, 2021
Leah Marie Satterfield
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Leah Marie Satterfield passed away Thursday, January 21, at the age of 82. Leah was born in Lansing, January 24, 1938, to Leo and Ethel Austin. Her parents predeceased her along with her brother, Gary Austin. She is survived by her husband, Ray Satterfield, whom she married August 6th, 1955, celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary in August of 2020. Leah is also survived by her sister, Karen Breeden (Paul) of Lansing, her four children, Gary Ray of Wisconsin, Terri Siefker (Mike) of Eagle, Rick (Dream) of Arizona, and Susan (Steve) Lonier of Lansing.
Also surviving her are 10 grandchildren: Tyler Allison (Miranda) of Portland, Brandon Allison (Sara) of Portland, Greg Satterfield of Florida, Jake Lonier (Kate) of DeWitt, Breanna McNett (Tyler) of DeWitt, Travis Covert of Lansing, Marisa Covert (Chase) of Boyne City, Joe Lonier of DeWitt, Brady Siefker (Brooke) of Grand Rapids, Sierra of Arizona. Great-grandchildren: Easton, Kendall, Everett Allison, Leighton, Lyncoln, Logan Allison, Nolan McNett and Rowan Lonier. Many nieces and nephews and extended family too.
Leah attended Sexton High School in Lansing, and graduated from cosmetology school and was a hairdresser for many years owning a business with her daughter, Terri, until her retirement in 1989. She loved to garden, can tomatoes, and do projects around the house. She was known for picking up a saw, hammer and nails and building her own creations. She was a gifted artist, doing many wonderful paintings. She also enjoyed camping, and going to Florida for winters. She was a huge dog lover, having many dogs over the years, loving her last two cocker spaniels, Pumpkin and Gidget. She was fun, with a quick sense of humor, always the bright spark and life of the party. We will always remember her amazing cooking, and baking skills, and a happy hour with a V8, gold fish crackers and peanuts. She loved her family, and spending time with all her many friends, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, especially at Halloween and Christmas. She was a wonderful daughter, sister, friend, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Visitation will be Friday, January 29th from 11am to 1pm. At Peters and Murray Funeral Home in Grand Ledge, Mi. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association-Michigan Chapter. The family would like to thank Gunnisonville Meadows Assisted living, Careline Hospice, and Dr. Raymond Hansen for your wonderful care. For online condolences visit

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11:00 AM 1/29/2021 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/29/2021 1:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

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