Jacob "Jake" D. Sattler, retired MgySgt USMC, passed away on September 28, 2019 after a courageous battle against cancer. Jake was born on April 19, 1939 to Michael & Rose Sattler. He was the youngest son in a family of eight children. After attending St. James High School, Jake joined the United States Marine Corp in 1957. His proud service to his country of thirty years included two tours to Vietnam. Jake married Ann Marie Andrews in November of 1973 and daughter Jennifer was born in September of 1975. Upon Jake's retirement from the USMC, the family moved from Virginia to Boise, Idaho in the fall of 1986. Jake worked for the Idaho Department of Corrections from 1990 to 2004. After retiring from the prison, Jake's love of camping and fishing lead him to become the camp host at Horsethief Reservoir in 2004. He would keep these duties for five years until 2008. Jake was a dedicated volunteer at the Boise Veterans Canteen for eighteen years from 2001 to 2019. Senator Mike Crapo honored Jake with the Spirit of Freedom Award in 2016. Jake was preceded in death by his parents Michael & Rose Sattler, stepmother Verena Sattler, sister Rose Marie Spicer, brother in law Bill Spicer, brothers Frank & Jim and nephew Tim Sattler. Jake is survived by his wife Ann Sattler, daughter Jennifer (Brenton) Reimer, brother George (Marion) Sattler, sisters Virginia (Leroy) Knutson, Kathy (Gary) Smith and Eileen (John) Abbott, pet cat Lovey & granddog Kroeger, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Jake's family would like to thank the care givers at St. Alphonus Regional Medical Center, Life Care Center of Treasure Valley and VA Medical Center and Hospice Center. In lieu of flowers and/or gifts, Jake's family request donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and/or Boise VA Hospice Fund.
A memorial service will be held, 11:00 am, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Bowman Funeral Parlor, 10254 W. Carlton Bay Dr., Garden City. A committal will begin at 1:00 pm at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, 10100 Horseshoe Bend Rd., Boise, with a reception to follow at Bowman Funeral Parlor, Garden City.