Corval Ray Sattler died Sept. 4, 2008, at his home in Chino Hills, Calif. He lost his battle with lung cancer that was diagnosed in October 2007.
Corval was born July 13, 1937, to Helen and Walter Sattler at Newton. He was raised in Peabody.
Corval joined the Army from 1957 to 1959, where he was stationed in Germany and met his wife Reinhilde. After returning to the U.S., they were married Sept. 30, 1961, at Los Angeles, Calif.
The couple resided in the Norwalk/Los Angeles area for 10 years where their children, James and Conny were born.
Corval worked as a barber from 1961 to 1971. In 1972, the family moved to Chino, Calif., and Corval became a driver for MTA for 28 years.
He retired in 1999 and enjoyed playing golf and softball for the Hawks where he was known as “Mr. C.”
He was involved in his grandchildren’s lives, including their sports activities.
He never lost touch with his school friends in Peabody and enjoyed keeping in touch with them.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Reinhilde of Chino Hills, Calif.; son, Jim Sattler and wife Debi of Kalispell, Mont.; daughter Conny Sanchez and husband Carlos of Chino, Calif.; five grandchildren, Jossolyn, Amanda, Justin, Jimmy, and Kayla; sister, Roburta and husband Bob Wenzzl of Nebraska; brother, Edward Sattler and wife Glena of Peabody; aunt, Ilene Chisholm of Wichita; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family requests donations to Vitas Hospice Care, 1845 Business Center Drive, Suite 120, San Bernardino CA 92408.