Maria Satterfield, 84, of Taylorville, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 8:15 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur, IL. She was born September 24, 1930 in El Salvador, CA. The Daughter of Jose Louis and Adela Melara Velencia. She married John Satterfield on November 21, 1996 in Arlington, VA and he later preceded her in death. She is a retired school teacher and she also retired from the Federal Energy Department. She wrote many children’s books and she was bilingual. She loved to travel all over the world, She loved her cats, she was a wonderful mother, and she was loved by all who knew her.  

She is survived by her Daughter: Velia Moomey of Taylorville, IL; Grandson: Ken Moomey of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and Son-in-law Ken Moomey Sr.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Owaneco Cemetery in Owaneco, IL with Father Mariadas Chatla officiating. Inurnment will be in Owaneco Cemetery in Owaneco.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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