Wayne Satterlee

Wayne Satterlee


June 3, 1944 - February 8, 2023


Wayne Satterlee, 78, of Mitchell, SD, died Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at his home in Mitchell. Funeral Services will be 10:30 AM Monday, February 13, at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Wayne Michael Satterlee (better known to many as “Slim”) was born on June 3, 44 to Vincent and Grace (Holan) Satterlee in the homestead north of Chamberlain. He graduated from White Lake High School in the class of 1962.

He married Brenda Leanne Buchanan on June 6, 1964 in White Lake, SD. He and Brenda had 4 children – Mike (Kim) Satterlee (Peoria, AZ), Holly (Mike) Fortier (Mitchell, SD), Dave (Lisa) Satterlee (Aberdeen, SD) and Heidi Satterlee (Mitchell, SD). He had 9 grandkids, Mike & Markee (Fortier) Quinn (Sioux Falls, SD), Andy (Dykstra) & Canaan Walker (Sioux Falls, SD), Kylee Fortier & friend Mark (Mitchell, SD), Matthew Barnhouse (Mitchell, SD) and Zakary Kleinsasser (Alexandria, SD) and Haylee Huke (Peoria, AZ). He also had 2 great-grandchildren Myla and Charlie Quinn (Mike & Markee Quinn).

Wayne had many truck driving jobs throughout his life including, Mitchell Concrete, CHS, Krantz Trucking, Selland Trucking, and many others.

Wayne was all gas and no brakes! He could solve and fix just about anything (might not have been fixed right, but the things got fixed!). Wayne loved going for morning coffee at I-90 (Marlins Restaurant). He also loved anything with wheels, especially John Deere tractors. Also NASCAR

He is survived by his wife Brenda, son Mike and his wife Kim and family, daughter Holly and husband Mike and family, son Dave and his wife Lisa, daughter Heidi and family. He is also survived by his sister Peggy (Satterlee) and her husband Steve Curl (Montana), his brother Richard “Dick” Satterlee (Utah), his sister Sonja (Satterlee) and her husband Maury Crowley (Rapid City, SD), many nieces and nephews and his favorite cat, Bosco.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Grace Satterlee, brother Rod Satterlee, great aunt Lilian (Holan) Seller, mother-in-law Aletha Buchanan and Boyd and Irene Wright.


Monday, February 13, 2023
10:30 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, SD

Posted by Deb Haak on February 19, 2023
Extending our sympathy to you, Brenda.
Posted by Linda tho me on February 17, 2023
Sorry for your lost and family
Posted by Mel Range on February 14, 2023
Was saddened to hear of your loss, Brenda and family. Zeus and I will miss chatting with Wayne, Brenda and Tika.
Posted by Wanda Gillen on February 14, 2023
So sorry for your loss - Thoughts and Prayers to the family.
Posted by Tammy Schoenfelder on February 13, 2023
Prayers of comfort to you all…..
Posted by Jim Cranny on February 13, 2023
Prayers to all of you. Wayne was a great guy that I have fond memories growing up.
Posted by Neil Peters on February 12, 2023
Brenda and family. Deepest sympathy for your loss. I remember many of the good times we had when you lived in White Lake and how much fun Wayne was to be around.
Posted by Rita Baumgart on February 11, 2023
So sorry for your loss
Posted by Russ and Judy Cross on February 11, 2023
Worked with Slim for many years. My sympathy too all of his loved ones.
Posted by Heidi Geppert on February 10, 2023
You are all in my thoughts and prayers, so sorry for your loss.
Posted by Luke Nagel on February 10, 2023
He was a awesome guy I love talking to him many stores IAM sorry for your loss. And seen him here at I-90 quite often as well
Posted by Rose and Corrie Reinhart on February 10, 2023
Brenda and family- We are so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. There are no words to make the hurt go away but know that good memories will live in your hearts. Much love and many hugs from your North Carolina cousins.
Posted by Dale Cudmore on February 10, 2023
Sorry to hear about Wayne passing.
Posted by Dan Cudmore, Jr on February 10, 2023
Prayers to all of Wayne’s family
Posted by Suzie Ehlers Letcher on February 10, 2023
I'm so very sorry of the loss of Wayne. He was a great guy.
Prayers go out to his family
Posted by Mary Freeman on February 10, 2023
Holly & family, my sympathies to all of you during this difficult time of losing your Dad.
Posted by Elwin Hohn on February 10, 2023
My deepest sympathy Brenda to you and your family .wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow.
Posted by Charolette Peterson on February 9, 2023
Sorry for your loss!
Posted by Tommy on February 9, 2023
Brenda, Mike, Holly,Davey,Heidi, I'm very sorry to hear this news, I have known him most of my life, I'll miss not getting to here more good car deals he made. Praying for you all.
Posted by Pat reimnitz on February 9, 2023
So sorry to read of Wayne's passing. Praying for you and your family during this trying time
Posted by Pam Range on February 9, 2023
So sorry for your loss
Posted by Monica evers on February 9, 2023
So very sorry for your loss. Thought and prayers to you all
Posted by Joann Robideau on February 9, 2023
So sorry for your loss
Posted by Donna Long on February 9, 2023
So sorry to hear this
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on February 9, 2023
So sorry for your loss of a great man !! You all are in our thoughts and prayers in this really hard time !!
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