Oscar Satern married Rose Julia Holden on November 30, 1926. They farmed for several years northeast of Ypsilanti, North Dakota, and then moved into Jamestown.
Oscar worked for Kurda Mills for thirty years, and died in 1973. In 1982, when the Ypsilanti Community Centennial Book was published, Rose was still living in Jamestown. Oscar and Rose were the parents of three sons, Sidney, Gary, and Roy.