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,
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
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.