Helen F. Satori, age 80, a resident of Manitowoc, entered eternal rest on Monday evening June 21, 2021 at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers. Helen was born on October 16, 1940 in Attalla, Alabama, daughter of the late John and Edna (Dobbins) Lambert. She graduated from Etowah High School and attended Jacksonville State College. On January 6, 1961 Helen married Melvin Satori in Attalla, Alabama. She then attended Holy Family College where she earned her teaching certificate. Helen taught elementary children in several local schools and was a former member of the Valders School Board. Helen was an excellent cook and loved creating new recipes for her family. Being raised in the south, Helen’s love for football ran deep. She enjoyed watching college football every weekend and also rarely missed cheering on her Green Bay Packers. She frequently traveled with her husband Mel and most recently road tripped together to their second home in North Dakota. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren dearly and always lit up when she saw her babies. Helen was honored to share a birthday with her granddaughter Michaela. She spent many priceless weekends with her family at their cottage up north and could often be found playing a game of solitaire or rummy.
Survivors include her husband; Melvin, her three children: Ellen (Alan) Reinertson, Steven (Wanda) Satori, Gwen (Brad) Meidl, her nine grandchildren: Nathan (Amber) Reinertson, Megan (Ari Spagat) Reinertson, Angelina (Brad) Gaedke, Alli (Matt) Seiler, Matthew Meidl, Amber (Travis) Miller, Michaela (Joe) Liermann, Allison Satori and special friend Justin, Nichole Satori and special friend Lucas, her seven great grandchildren: Isabella, Andrew, Colton, Charlotte, Peyton, Jonathan, Sophia.
Helen was preceded in death by one infant daughter, two sisters: Lucille Cross and Juanita Word, her father-in-law and mother-in-law: John and Gertrude Satori. Private family services will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.lendmanfh.com.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Michael Hoffman and the staff at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers for their care and compassion shown towards Helen and her family.