Saad, Christin Marie, d. 1955 - Salyers, Brenton Wade, d. 2009


Saad, Christine Marie “Nema” 12 Dec 1954 - 6 Feb 1955      CCR 10 Feb 1955 p1

[Note: Daughter of Farris & Katie Sue (Pierce) Saad]

Funeral services for Christine Marie Saad, month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Farris Saad of Billings who died Sunday morning at the family home were held Tuesday morning in the Billings Methodist Church, with Rev. Francis Cohen officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Billings.  Survivors include the parents; two brothers, Farris Anthony and Demetry George; two sisters, Mary Kathryn and Janis Ann; the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Saad of Winona and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Pierce of Springfield.


Sabin, Lee 8 Aug 1890 - 20 Jan 1949 CCR 27 Jan 1949

[Note: Son of A. E. & ? ( ) Sabin; married 13 Jul 1913 Mintie Landers 11 Sep 1891 - 17 May 1952]

Lee Sabin was born August 8, 1890 at Seymour and died January 20, 1949 at the age of 58 years. He succumbed to a heart attack in a field on his farm two miles southeast of Oldfield. He had spent most of his life in Taney county, at Kissee Mills, moving to Oldfield in 1938. He married Mintie Landers of Kissee Mills, July 13, 1913 and to this union were born two daughters. One daughter died in infancy. He was converted and was united with the General Baptist church at Kissee Mills in 1914. He was a member of the Forsyth Masonic Lodge and IOOF. Survivors include the widow, Mintie, of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Beulah Yauger also of the home; one grandson; two brothers, Charley of Stockton, CA and Arthur of Turlock, CA; four sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Williams of Springfield, Mrs. Iva Sanders of Hilda, MO, Mrs. Zella Reynolds of Protem, MO, and Mrs. Ida Barnes of Ft. Worth, TX, other relatives and many friends. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:00 pm in the Oldfield school with Rev. Roy Shipman officiating. Burial was made in the Old Boston cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home of Chadwick.


Sachse, Clarice 15 Dec 1896 - 16 May 1986 OH 22 May 1986 p4

[Note: may be wife of Otto Sachse 26 Dec 1894 - Jul 1982 who died in Jackson MO]

Graveside services for Clarice Sachse, 89, Clever, were held May 16 in Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson, with the Rev. Don Dunavin officiating.  Burial was under the direction of Meadors of Clever. Mrs. Sachse died May 15 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, following a long illness. She was a homemaker and a retired seamstress. Survivors include one daughter, June Lish, Clever, and Elizabeth Tinsley, Louisiana, Mo.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


Sackett, Artie C. (Bennett) 20 Sep 1886 - 23 Jun 1965  CCR 1 Jul 1965 p1

[Note: Daughter of John E. & Amanda O. (McCorkle) Bennett; married George Sackett 15 Jul 1886 - 20 Dec 1971]

Mrs. Artie C. Sackett, 78, of Nixa, died Wednesday morning, June 23 in Bilyeu Nursing Home at Ozark. She was a lifelong resident of Nixa, and a member of the Church of Christ there. She is survived by her husband, George; a stepson, Clifford Sackett, Palm Springs, Calif.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Irene Bean, Townsend, Tenn,; two step grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Paul Bennett, Covington, Ky.; and a sister, Mrs. J. Ed Moore, 1517 South Avenue. Springfield. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday in Harris Chapel. Mr. James Baysinger officiated, and burial was in Payne Cemetery.

Sackett Betty Lou (Keithley) 12 Oct 1926 - 29 Jul 2011 SN-L 1 Aug 2011

[Note: Daughter of James Elmer Lee & Mabel Allie (Cupp) Keithley; married 14 Sep 1945 Jay Ward Sackett]
Betty Lou (Keithley) Sackett, age 84, of Walnut Shade, passed away Friday, July 29, 2011 at home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 2, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa with Pastor Hosea Bilyeu officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Walnut Shade. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday in the funeral home.


Sackett, Betty Lou (Keithley) 12 Oct 1926 - 29 Jul 2011 CCH-N 3 Aug 2011
Betty Lou (Keithley) Sackett, 84, of Walnut Shade, died July 29, 2011. She was born Oct. 12, 1926, in Bluff, the daughter of James Elmer Lee Keithley and Mabel Allie (Cupp) Keithley. She graduated from Chadwick High School and began teaching school at age 17. As a volunteer at O’Reilly Hospital in Springfield, she met her future husband when he entered the hospital as an injured World War II veteran. She and Jay Ward Sackett were united in marriage on Sept. 14, 1945. During their years in Colorado, Betty worked as a pre-school teacher and administrator. She was a lifetime member of the DAV Women’s Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, reading, sewing, crocheting and needlework. Betty attended Chestnutridge Baptist Church and most recently New Haven Baptist Church. Survivors include: Three daughters, Verna Lumpkin and husband Michael, Alabama, Donna Corner and husband Michael, Walnut Shade, and Debra Sackett and husband Dana Scott, Colorado; seven grandchildren, JoAnn, Betty Diane, William, Carie, Stephanie, Joshua and Angela; several great and great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Annabelle Dalton, Taneyville; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1995, a daughter and her husband, Linda and William Gutirrez, a son, Verlin Jay Sackett, a grandson, Oran Jay Gutirrez, and a sister, Thelma Bilyeu. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Aug. 2, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa with Pastor Hosea Bilyeu officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Walnut Shade. Visitation is 6 to 7 p.m. July 31 in the funeral home.


Sackett, Elizabeth "Lizzie" 22 Sep 1901 - 9 Dec 1918 CCR 13 Dec 1918 p1

[Note: Daughter of Elmer R. & Lillie May (Hamilton)  Sackett; no MO DC found]

Miss Lizzie Sackett, aged about 18 years died at her home near Nixa Monday night from pneumonia.


Sackett, Floyd Edward 18 Feb 1895 - 27 Feb 1967 CCR 2 Mar 1967 p1

[Note: married Catherine]

Floyd Edward Sackett, 72, Clever, died about noon Monday in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He is survived by his wife, Catharine; one son, Allen, Whittier, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Odessia Worstine, Ontario, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Velma Girth, Clever; one brother, Forrest, Springfield; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Cantrell Chapel at Clever with Ben Boettcher officiating. Burial will be Friday in Binger, Okla.


Sackett, Floyd Edward 18 Feb 1895 - Mar 1967

Floyd Edward Sackett, 72, Clever, died about noon Monday in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.  He is survived by his wife, Catherine; one son, Allen, Whittier, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Odessia Worstine, Ontario, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Velma Girth, Clever; one brother, Forrest, Springfield; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Cantrell Chapel at Clever with Ben Boettcher officiating.  Burial will be Friday at Binger, Okla.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner has a handwritten date of 2 March 1967 in the margin.


Sackett, George 15 Jul 1886 - 20 Dec 1971    CCR 23 Dec 1971 p8

[Note: Son of C. Elmer &  Anna (Workman) Sackett; married 1909 Pearl Blakeley 6 Jul 1888 - 5 May 1923; married second Artie C. Bennett 20 Sep 1886 - 23 Jun 1965]

George Sackett, 84, a prominent Nixa Businessman, died at 1 a.m. Monday in Cox Medical Center after a long illness. Mr. Sackett was retired. He was past president of Nixa Mutual Insurance Company and an active dairy farmer. He was an elder in North Side Church of Christ at Ozark. Surviving are a son, Loran Sackett, Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. Irene Bean, Townsend, Tenn.; and two sisters, Mrs. Florence Young, Springfield and Mrs. Alma Utley, state of California. Funeral services were at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Adams Chapel, Ozark with James Baysinger officiating. Burial was in Payne Cemetery.


Sackett, Jay Ward 5 Nov. 1925 - 18 May 1995  CCH-N 24 May 1995

[Note: Son of Howard E. & Gretchen ( ) Sackett; grandson of Orval & Mabel ( ) Sackett; married Betty L. Keithley]

Jay Ward Sackett, 69, Spokane, died Wednesday, May 18, 1995. He was born November 5, 1925, to Howard and Gretchen Sackett in Adair County, Iowa. He spent his early years helping his father on a turkey farm. He enlisted in military service during World War II. He served in the 376th infantry in Germany and was a Prisoner of War in Heppenheim, Germany. He was awarded the Purple Heart and sent to O’Reilly Veterans Hospital in Springfield, where he was discharged from service. He was married to Betty L. Keithley, and to this union five children were born. He was retired from Robert Youngblood Construction Co., Branson. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda, and a grandson, Oran. Survivors include his wife; four children, Verna, Donna, Verlin and Debra; five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Virgil Sackett; a sister, Margaret Strong, seven half-sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services were held Saturday in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with the Rev. Hosea Bilyeu, Jr., officiating. Burial was in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Walnut Shade.


Sackett, Lana Faye (Albert) 7 Jul 1948 - 8 Apr 1995  CCH-N 12 Apr 1995

[Note: Daughter of Charles Oren & Ann Jane (Heatherly) Albert; married James Edward Sackett]

Lana Faye Sackett, 46, Ozark, died early Saturday, April 8, 1995, of an apparent heart attack. She was born July 7, 1948, in Ava, the daughter of Charles Oren Albert and Ann Jane Heatherly Albert. She worked as a dispatcher for the Christian County Sheriff's Office. She was preceded in death by her father. Survivors include her husband, James E. Sackett, Ozark; a son, James Edward Sackett, Jr., Atlanta, Ga., two daughters, Elane Bomsberger, Heber Springs, Ark., and Lisa K. Davis, Springfield; her mother, Anna J. Gann, Woodlake, Calif.; grandchildren Shawna K., Sara E., and D. J. Bomsberger, Jimmy E. and Misty Sackett, and Jessica R. Lee; sisters Linda Nichols, Republic, Wash., Loretta Thompson, Republic, and Twyna Davis, Strafford; uncles Pete, Alford and Omer Heatherly of Exeter, Calif.; nieces Sherry Lee and Brandy Rear; and close friends Dayna Spencer, Carol Frank, Gwen Patrick and Treva Haskins. Services will be held Wednesday, April 12, 1995, at 2 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Robert Long officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Friends may call at their convenience at the funeral home.


Sackett, Loren Clifford 4 Jun 1918 - 28 Jul 2008 SN-L 3 Aug 2008

[Note: Son of George & Pearl (Blakely) Sackett]

Loren Clifford Sackett passed away on July 28, 2008 after recently celebrating his 90th birthday with his friends. Born in Nixa, Missouri, on June 4, 1918, he was preceded in death by his father, George Sackett, and his mother Pearl Blakely Sackett. Loren left the area at an early age to obtain his undergraduate degree from MIT and a graduate degree in physics from Stanford. After graduating he went on to a lengthy and distinguished career in scientific research and development. This included a period as one of the top engineers at Chrysler Corporation as well as research and development for the United States government. His name is on several patents that were innovative breakthroughs leading to the development of NASA space flight and groundbreaking military advancements. After residing for many years in California, Loren returned to the area in the late 1960's where he continued his private research interest for many years. This quiet man will be honored and remembered in a private memorial service at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, August 5, at 6:30 p.m. Burial will be at Payne Cemetery in Nixa with his father George Sackett.


Sackett, Verlin Jay 22 May 1951 - 18 Jun 2006 SN-L 21 Jun 2006

[Note: Son of Jay Ward & Betty L. (Keithley) Sackett]

Verlin Jay Sackett of Spokane, Missouri, was born May 22, 1951, and was called home on June 18, 2006. He was preceded in death by his father, Jay Ward Sackett. On Father's Day, he joined his earthly father and also his Heavenly Father. A sister, Linda Carlene Gutirrez, also preceded him in death. Survivors include his mother, Betty L. Sackett; three sisters, Verna Lumpkin, Donna Corner and Debra Sackett; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era and was honorably discharged in March, 1973. He worked for many years in construction for several companies. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m today, June 21, 2006, at Adams Funeral Home in Ozark, Missouri. A graveside service, including military honors, will follow at 11:30 a.m. in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Walnut Shade, with Pastor Hosea Bilyeu officiating.


Saddler, Joe F. 25 Nov 1907 -  26 Mar 1972 OH 30 Mar 1972 p2

[Note: married Ressie who married first a Price]

Rogersville - Joe F. Saddler, 64, of route 3, Rogersville, died Sunday in Cox Medical Center after  an illness of several days. He is survived by his wife, Ressie; a son Bobby Joe of Mountain Grove; a sister, Mrs. Daisy Puff, Stanberry; three step-sons, Donald and James Price, both of Rogersville and Norman Price of Ozark; three step-daughters, Mrs. Helen Levan of Hampton, Va., Mrs. Vera Church of Stafford and Mrs. Doris Betz of Kokomo, Ind; 24 step grandchildren and four step great grandchildren. Marsh of Rogersville is in charge of arrangements.


Saffle, Buel “Bud” 15 Nov 1933 - 11 Sep 1989 NN-E 14 Sep 1989

[Note: Son of E. F. & Winnie (Condon) Saffle; married Murlene Brown]

Buel "Bud" Saffle, 55, of Nixa, died Sept. 11 in Taney County near Branson due to injuries received in an auto accident. Services for Mr. Saffle will be held Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Nixa First Baptist Church with Harris Colonial Chapel officiating. Visitation is Sept. 13 from 6-7 p.m. at Harris Colonial Chapel in Nixa. Mr. Saffle was born November 15, 1933 to E.F. and Winnie (Condon) Saffle. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Nixa. He was proceeded in death by his father, E.F. Saffle; a brother, Joe; a nephew. Weston Holady; and his mother-in-law, Reola Brown, Surviving are his wife, Murlene; a daughter, Sonja, Tulsa, Okla.; his mother, Winnie Saffle, Mt. Grove; a brother, Rex Saffle, Lubek, Tx; and a sister, Shirley Lester, Katy, Tx.


Sage, Herman Sanford 29 Jul 1907 - 5 May 1941 CCR 15 May 1941 p6

[Note: Son of Roy & Alice (Hilliard) Sage; married 19 Jun 1926 Fern  Keltner 22 Jul 1906 - 22 Sep 1984 m/2 Angelo]

Sanford Sage was born in Springfield on July 29, 1907 and passed away at his home in Nixa May 6, 1941 at the age of 33 years, 10 months and 13 days. He was married to Fern Keltner June 19, 1926. He professed faith in Christ in 1931 and remained a faithful Christian until death. Those who survive are his widow, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sage of Springfield, a sister, Mrs. Trela Schamback of Kansas City, and many relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2:30 Wednesday in the Nixa Christian Church, conducted by Rev. R.C. Harding with burial in the Payne cemetery, under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home.


Sagerser, Alice Marie “May” (Rasmussen) 25 Feb 1910 - 27 Sep 1989 OH 5 Oct 1989

[Note: married Leo Gordon Sagerser 15 Aug 1906 - 24 Aug 1983]

Alice May Sagerser, 79, died in Seattle, Wash., on Sept. 27 after a long illness. Services were Monday in Harris Colonial Chapel of Ozark. Burial was in Highlandville Cemetery. Born in Kansas, Mrs. Sagerser was a teacher and had taught during her early years in Missouri. In 1942 she moved to Richland, Wash., where she retired after teaching for more than 30 years. She is survived by a son, Wendell Sagerser and daughter-in-law Pat; three grandchildren, Carol Herbert, of Monroe, Wash., Mary Reichert, of Seattle, and Michael Sagerser, of Seattle; three great-grandchildren; and her sister, Opal Eades, of Reeds Spring.


Sagerser, Leo Gordon 15 Aug 1906 - 24 Aug 1983 OH 1 Sep 1983 p10

[Note: married Alice Marie “May“ Rasmussen 25 Feb 1910 - 27 Sep 1989; SSDI spells name Sagerser]

Leo G. Sagersar, 77, Richland, Wash., died Aug. 24 in a Richland hospital in natural causes. A native of Seymour, Mr. Sagerser grew up in that area. He was employed in the 1940s by a private firm in Oak Ridge, Tenn., which helped develop the atomic bomb. He was later employed by General Electric in an atomic energy plant in Richland, Wash. He was a member of Richland Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Alice; a son, Wendell, Seattle, Wash.; four brothers, Arthur, Woodville, Texas, Wallace, Springfield, Neil, Apache Junction, Ariz., and Glen, Fordland; a sister, Mrs. Wanda Shortt, Ava; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Sails, Geraldine (Sherrow) 20 May 1917 - 10 Aug 2007 Preston-MarshFH

[Note: Daughter of Hiram Eddie & Mary Elizabeth (Daniels) Sherrow; married 29 May 1937 Aaron Sails - possibly the SSDI record in Chicago Roseal Sails 22 Oct 1916 - Oct 1985]

Geraldine Sherrow Sails 90 of Fordland, Mo. passed away Friday August 10, 2007 at the Glenwood Health Care Center in Seymour, Mo. Geraldine was born on May 20, 1917 in Fordland, Mo. to Hiram Eddie Sherrow and Mary Elizabeth "Daniels" Sherrow. Geraldine was a member of the Fordland Church of Christ, Tall Towers Club and the Sheba Rebekah Lodge # 321. She was saved at the age of 13 at the Finley Fairview Church. She was a retired Nursing Supervisor from the Montclair Nursing home in California. She was married to Aaron Sails on May 29, 1937 and he preceded her in death in 1985. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Kenneth Sherrow and Lester Sherrow, two sisters Verba Edward and Pauline Pirtle and twin infant brother and sister. Surviving is her son Donald Sails and wife Nancy of Mountain Home, Arkansas, two daughters Mary Wineman and husband Bob of Athem, Arizona and Melva Leffler and husband Bert of Benkelman, Nebraska, two sisters Christine Dalton and husband Cecil of Wichita, Kansas and Maxine Atkinson of Seymour, Missouri. five grandchildren Bobbie Wineman, Richard Wineman and wife Julia, Robyn Brice and husband Darryel, Kimberly Bush and husband Mark, Kelli Mason and husband Tyler, and Isiah Wineman, ten great grandchildren Steven Mason, Aaron Mason, James Mason, Garrett Bush, Taylor Mason, Hannah Mason, Olivia Mason, Selah Mason, Rachael Wineman and Meghan Bush. one sister in law Wanda Sherrow of Springfield, Mo. Several nieces and nephews.  


Saitta, Rose (DiBella) 23 Jun 1917 - 10 Jun 2010  SN-L 12 Jun 2010 & CCH-N 16 Jun 2010

[Note: Daughter of Lorenzo & Lena (Figlioli) DiBella; married Anthony Saitta possibly one of the SSDI records from St. Louis, Mo 10 Aug 1901 - 26 Feb 1989 or 3 Jan 1922 - 5 Nov 1997]

Rose Saitta, age 92, Ozark, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2010. She was born June 23, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Lorenzo and Lena (Figlioli) DiBella. Rose was united in marriage to Anthony Saitta who preceded her in death. Rose was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Isabella. Survivors include: three children, Frances Iglio and husband Charles, Ozark, Dr. Tom Saitta and wife Gaye, Ozark, and Christine Shaffer and husband Dr. Lynn Shaffer, Branson; seven grandchildren, Michael, Jennifer, Anthony, Steffanee, Christy, Casey and Richard; four great grandchildren; and two sisters, Anna Vespa, Springfield and Dorothy Hansen, Florida. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday in St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Ozark, under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark Burial will follow in Weaver Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Skaggs Professional Hospice of Branson.


Salchow, Burton Earnest 22 Jun 1910 - 7 Nov 1959  CCR 12 Nov 1959 p1

[Note: Son of William Herman & Clara Wilhelmina (Hutter) Salchow; married Stella M. Lehman11 May 1913 - 15 Jul 1999]

Death Claims Burton Salchow

A heart attack was fatal last Saturday for Burton Earnest Salchow, 49, at his farm 3 1/2 miles east of Billings. A prominent farmer and dairyman, Mr. Salchow was known throughout the area for his interest in steam engines. He owned three large engines and his miniature machine was one of the features of the Centennial parade last July. His hobby came from his boyhood association with his father in the threshing business. Mr. Salchow was a member of the Billings Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Stella M. Salchow; one son, Burton Gene Salchow of Indianapolis, Ind., four brothers, Clarence, Raymond and James, all of  Billings and Herschel of Joplin; two sisters, Mrs. Lorene Kuhns of Clever and Mrs. Lucille Page of Springfield. Funeral services were held Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Billings High School auditorium with Bob Ebersold officiating. Burial was in Smart Cemetery under direction of Harris Funeral Home of Billings.


Salchow, Burton Gene "Pete" 2 Mar 1931 - 5 Mar 2005 SN-L 9 Mar 2005

[Note: Son of Burton Earnest & Stella M. (Lehman) Salchow; married 6 Oct 1951 Charlene Hutter]

Burton G. "Pete" Salchow, 74, Indianapolis, Ind., passed away March 5, 2005. He was born March 2, 1931, in Billings, Mo., to Burton and Stella M. Lehman Salchow. Pete was a graduate of Billings, Mo., High School and a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. He married Charlene Hutter on October 6, 1951, and she survives. Mr. Salchow worked for Eli Lilly for 30 years, retiring in 1992. Pete is also survived by one daughter, Cheryle L. Christiansen, and husband, Dennis. Private arrangements entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel.


Salchow, Clarence William 29 Dec 1911 - 12 Jan 1984 OH 19 Jan 1984 p5

[Note: Son of William Herman & Clara Wilhemina (Hutter) Salchow; married 29 Sep 1934 Esther Marie Knott 11 Oct 1914 - 10 Mar 2005]

Services for Clarence W. Salchow, 72, Billings, were held Jan. 14 at Meadors Chapel with the Rev. Clifford Sleeth officiating. Burial was in Smart Cemetery. Mr. Salchow died Jan. 12 in St. John’s Regional Health Center after a long illness. A lifelong resident of the Billings community, Mr. Salchow was a retired farmer and carpenter. He attended the Billings United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Esther; two sons, Jerry, Republic and John, Billings; two daughters, Mrs. Janice Coltharp, Springfield, and Mrs. June Miekley, Clever; three brothers, Jim, Billings, Bill, Carl Junction, and Raymond, Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Page, Rogersville, and Mrs. Lorene Kuhns, Clever; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.


Salchow, Esther Marie (Knott) 11 Oct 1914 - 10 Mar 2005 SN-L 12 Mar 2005

[Note: Daughter of Robert Lee & Myrtle Day (Browning) Knott; married 29 Sep 1934 Clarence William Salchow 29 Dec 1911 - 12 Jan 1984]

Esther Marie Salchow, 90, Billings, passed away Thursday evening, March 10, 2005, at her home after having spent five days in the hospital. She had been under treatment for a heart ailment for the past six years. Esther was born on October 11, 1914, in Verona, Mo., to Robert Lee and Myrtle Day (Browning) Knott. By the time she started to school, the family had moved to Aurora, Mo., and Esther attended all of her school years there. On September 29, 1934, she married Clarence William Salchow and became a farmer's wife. They were married almost 50 years when Clarence passed away in January 1984. With the exception of the first two months of their marriage, Clarence and Esther lived on their farm on Terrell Creek until Clarence's death. Esther continued to live there until a few years ago when she moved into a cottage on her grandson's farm which adjoins hers. In addition to being a homemaker and mother and helping with farm chores, Esther worked for over 20 years for the Vaisey Bristol Shoe Company at their factory in Marionville. Esther was the oldest of eight children. Six of them, Mable Light, Roberta Pendleton, Gerald Knott, Lenna Wilson, Robert Knott and Grace Gardner preceded her in death. All of them except Gerald lived long lives. Gerald lost his life at the age of 25 in the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. Esther's youngest brother, Kenneth Wayne Knott of Vista, Calif., survives. Also preceding her in death were one son, Jerry Salchow, and one great grandson, Kevin Maize. She is survived by three children, Janice Coltharp of Springfield, June Miekley of Billings, and John Salchow of Billings; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was loved by everyone who knew her and she will be greatly missed by family and friends. Esther asked the Lord Jesus into her heart and life at a young age and her long life has been a testimony to her love for God and His love for her. She was an active member and contributor to the Billings Methodist Church for about 70 years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2005, at Meadors Funeral Home, Billings, with Pastor Derek Harmon officiating. Burial will follow in Smart Cemetery, Billings. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the Billings United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund, or Smart Cemetery.


Salchow, Jerry William 17 Jan 1936 - 22 Mar 1988 OH 31 Mar 1988

[Note: Son of Clarence William & Esther Marie (Knott) Salchow]

Jerry William Salchow, 52, of Billings, died March 22 in his home after suffering an apparent heart attack. Services for Mr. Salchow were held March 25 at the Meadors Chapel, Billings, with the Rev. Bob McQueen officiating. Burial was in Smart Cemetery. A farmer, Mr. Salchow was an Army veteran and a member of Republic VFW Post No. 4593. His survivors include his mother; Esther, Billings; a stepdaughter, Ember, Springfield; a brother, John, Billings; and two sisters, June Miekley, Republic, and Janice Coltharp, Springfield.


Salchow, Kirk Edward 31 Jul 1967 - 1 Aug 1967  CCR 3 Aug 1967 p1

[Note: Son of Burton Gene “Pete“ & Charlene (Hutter) Salchow]

Kirk Edward Salchow, day old son of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Gene Salchow, formerly of Billings, died Tuesday evening in the Indianapolis hospital. Other survivors include one sister, Lynn, his twin; a brother, Craig; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Carlock, Billings; and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hutter, also of Billings; great grandmothers, Mrs. Stella Batson, Republic and Mrs. Rilla Carlock, Everton. Arrangements are under the direction of Cantrell.


Salchow, Lena W. (Zoller) 10 Sep 1884 - 13 May 1969    CCR 15 May 1969 p8

[Note: Daughter of William L. & Anna M. (Eberdt) Zoller; married Albert F. Salchow 7 Apr 1886 - 10 Mar 1950]

Mrs. Lena Salchow, 84, was dead on arrival at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield at 4 p.m. Tuesday after suffering an apparent heart attack in her home. A longtime resident of the Billings area, Mrs. Salchow is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Helen Dodson, Route 1, Billings, Mrs. Dorothy Davis, Eldon and Mrs. Mildred Fenton, Kansas City; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Rauch and Mrs. Mollie Oetker, both of Billings. Arrangements are under direction of Cantrell of Clever.


Salchow, Lena W. (Zoller) 10 Sep 1884 - 13 May 1969    CCR 22 May 1969 p8

Funeral serivces for Mrs. Lena Salchow, 84, of near Clever, were at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Christian Church in Billings. Burial was in Smart Cemetery under direction of Cantrell of Billings. Mrs. Salchow was dead on arrival at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, after suffering an apparent heart attack.


Salchow, Leonard W. 6 Aug 1911 - 20 Jul 2010  SN-L 4 Aug 2010

[Note: Son of Robert P. & Louise (Venzlaff) Salchow; married Marie Ivon Metzelthin 16 Jul 1913 - 3 Feb 1970; married Gertrude Fabro 31 Mar 1915 - 23 Oct 1998; m/1 Harter]

Mr. Leonard W. Salchow, 98, Billings, Mo., passed away Friday, July 30, 2010, at Christian Health Care, Republic, Mo. He was born August 6, 1911 in Billings, Mo. to Robert P. and Louise (Venzlaff) Salchow. He is survived by two children and their spouses, Leonard Dean and Verna Salchow, Webb City, Mo., and Betty Jean and Charley Stark, Republic, Mo.; a step-son, Ron Harter and wife, Brenda, Billings, Mo.; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and eight step great grandchildren. A visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, August 5, 2010, in Meadors Funeral Home, Billings, Mo. The memorial service will start at 7 p.m., with Reverend Frank Stark officiating. According to his wishes, Mr. Salchow will be cremated, with a private burial earlier Thursday. Memorials are suggested to Smart Cemetery, in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at


Salchow, Louise M. (Venzlaff) 29 Dec 1888 - 12 Dec 1987

[Note: Daughter of Herman Gustave & Albertina (Atchaberg) Venzlaff; married 13 Apr 1910 Robert P. Salchow 27 Apr 1889 - 23 Jan 1977]

Funeral services for Louise Salchow, 99, of Billings were held Tuesday 2 p.m. at Meadors Chapel in Billings with Rev. Raymond Schultz officiating.  Burial was in Smart Cemetery under direction of Meadors.  Mrs. Salchow died Saturday evening at Rolling Hills Nursing Home in Branson following a long illness.  She was a member of the Billings Christian Church. She is survived by one son-Leonard of Billings, 2 daughters-Hilda Reinert of Billings and Marie Laney of Springfield. 2 sisters-Amelia Rauch of Springfield and Martha Schultz of Billings, 9 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Hand written date 12-12-87. Contributed by Clever Older Adults Assoc. and Bea Gardner.


Salchow, Marie Ivon (Metzelthin) 16 Jul 1913 - 3 Feb 1970 CCR 5 Feb 1970 p2

[Note: Daughter of Herman W. & Gertrude (Bond) Metzelthin; married Leonard W. Salchow 6 Aug 1911 - 20 Jul 2010]

Funeral services for Mrs. Ivon Salchow, 56, Route 1, Billings, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Billings Christian Church with the Rev. Robert Shank officiating, Burial was in Smart Cemetery under direction of Cantrell of Clever. Mrs. Salchow died at 4 a.m. Tuesday in her home of an apparent heart attack. Survivors include her husband, Leonard; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Metzelthin, Billings; one daughter, Mrs. Betty Stark, Republic; one son, Leonard Dean Salchow, Webb City; one brother, Willard Metzelthin, Springfield; four sisters, Mrs. Pauline Bluebaum, Mrs. Mildred Kloppenberg and Mrs. Mary Lois Maples, all of Billings and Mrs. Dorothy Kassinger, Marionville, and three grandchildren.


Salchow, Robert P. 27 Apr 1889 - 23 Jan 1977 OH 27 Jan 1977 p5

[Note: Son of  William & Louise Alberta Frederica (Hacker) Salchow; married  Louise M. Venzloff  29 Dec 1888 - 12 Dec 1987]

BILLINGS - Services for Robert P. Salchow, 87, Billings, were at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Billings Christian Church with the Rev. Bill Williams officiating. Burial was in Smart Cemetery under direction of Meadors of Billings. Mr. Salchow died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday in the Aurora Community Hospital after a long illness. A retired farmer and stockman, Mr. Salchow was a lifelong resident of the Billings community. Survivors include his wife, Louise; a son, Leonard of Billings; two daughters, Mrs. Hilda Reinert, Billings and Mrs. Marie Laney, Springfield; two sisters, Miss Lena Salchow And Mrs. Minnie Miekley, both of Billings; 12 grandchildren, one step grandchild; nine great grandchildren; five step great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild. The body will be at Meadors Chapel in Clever today until 2 p.m. and well then be transferred to Meadors Chapel at Billings and will remain there until time for services. The family will be at the Billings chapel from 7 to 8 p.m. today. Memorial donations may be made to the Smart Cemetery fund. The casket will be closed at the beginning of services.


Salchow, William Herman 16 Oct 1883 - 30 Nov 1949  CCR 8 Dec 1949

[Note: Son of William & Louise Alberta Frederica (Hacker) Salchow; married 20 Apr 1909 Clara W. Hutter 12 Mar 1888 - 30 Aug 1953]

William Herman Salchow was born to William and Louise Salchow near Billings, MO, on October 16, 1883, and departed this life November 30, 1949, in St. John’s hospital at Springfield, MO, at the age of 66 years, 1 month and 14 days.  At an early age Mr. Salchow was baptized and confirmed in St. Peter’s Evangelical church at Billings.  On April 20, 1909, he was united in marriage to Clara Hutter in the St. Peter’s Evangelical church at Billings, and to this union were born seven children.  Mr. Salchow had owned and operated a saw mill and threshing machine for many years along with his regular farming.  He was a hard worker, bad weather never stopped him; really he worked harder than he ought to have worked for his own good.  He was a man who enjoyed doing for others.  Was a good neighbor- would let his own work go and help others.  People who worked with him and for him liked him and believed in him.  He was a good neighbor and friend.  Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Clara Salchow of the home; five sons, Burton and Clarence of Rt. 1 Billings, and Herschel of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Lorene Kuhns of Rt. 1, Clever; Mrs. Lucille Page of Republic; two brothers, Albert and Robert, both of Rt. 1, Billings; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Miekley of Rt. 1, Billings and Mrs. Lena Zoller of Rt. 1, Billings; 12 grandchildren, a number of nephews and nieces, other relatives and many friends.  Funeral services were held Friday afternoon in the high school auditorium with Rev. Lowell McFall officiating.  Burial was made in Smart cemetery under direction of the Harris Funeral Home.


Sales, Elgia William “Bill” 6 Jan 1905 - 30 Jul 1978 OH 3 Aug 1978 p9

OZARK - Elgia (Bill) Sales, 71, Ozark, died Sunday afternoon in Cox Medical Center, Springfield, after a short illness. He moved to Ozark several years ago from Kingsbury, Ind. He was a retired correctional officer for the federal prison system. Survivors include four sons, Dennis, Jacksonville, Fla., Clifford, Kingsbury, Ind., and James and Donald, both of Westville, Ind.; a daughter, Mrs. Myree Hart, Westville, Ind.; and a sister, Mrs. Richard Johnson, Brook, Ind.  Arrangements were announced by Adams of Ozark.


Salkil, Charles Allen 3 Nov 1943 - 20 May 1986 OH 29 May 1986 p4

[Note: Son of Hershall & Neal (Graves) Salkil;  married Pauline who m/1 Elkins; SSDI gives lifespan as 4 Aug 1923 - 20 May 1986]

Services for Charles Allen Salkil, 62, Nixa, were held May 24 in Harris Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Jerry Hilton and Rev. David Owings officiating. Burial was in Hopedale Cemetery. Mr. Salkil died May 20 at Hagale industries, after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was a veteran of World War Ii and a retired truck driver,. He was employed by Hagales and was a member of the Eastern Gate Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Pauline; two sons, Benny, El Dorado Springs, and Douglas, Deerfield; three daughters, Shirley Greenstreet, Goltry, Okla., Betty Morris, Moundville and Valerie Jones, Fontana, Kan.; his mother, Mrs. Neal Salkil, Springfield; one step-daughter, Pamela Snider; two step-sons, Delbert Elkins, of the home and Michael Elkins, Richmond, Texas; three brothers, Henry, Nixa, Eldon, Chicago, Ill., and Finis, Ash Grove; four sisters, Mae Taylor, Springfield, Linna Hancock, Bois’d’Arc. Evelyn Jones, Springfield and Hester Mantle, Kansas City; and 12 grandchildren.


Salkil, Florence (Brashears) Wilson 18 Oct 1918 - 20 Apr 1985  OH 25 Apr 1985 p11

[Note: married ? Wilson; married Rev. Harvey I. Salkil 27 Nov 1926 - 9 Jun 1977]

Florence Salkil, 66, died April 20 in Northside Nursing Home, Springfield, after a long illness. Mrs. Salkil was a homemaker and a former Christian County resident. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church, near Highlandville, Survivors include three daughters, Nancy Hare, Lincoln, Joyce Keithley, Clever and Janet Keithley, Clever; four sons, Jerry Wilson, Fairhaven, Md. and Carl Wilson, Springfield, Jim Salkil, Nixa and Rick Salkil, Clever; three sisters, Viola Cluck and Mildred Denny, Springfield and Charlene Schupbach, Nixa; a brother, Roy Breshears, Springfield; and 13 grandchildren. Services were announced in Harris Funeral Home, Nixa.


Salkil, Harvey I., Rev. 27 Nov 1926 - 9 Jun 1977 OH 16 Jun 1977 p2

[Note: Son of Hershall & Neal (Graves) Salkil; married Florence Brashears 18 Oct 1918 - 20 Apr 1985  who married first Wilson]

NIXA - Services for the Rev. Harvey I. Salkil, 50, Bois D’Arc were at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Hilton officiating. Burial was in Harrington Cemetery in Republic under the direction of Harris of Nixa. The Rev. Salkil died at 7:05 p.m. Thursday in Cox Medical Center, Springfield after a short illness, according to a funeral home spokesman, He was an ordained Baptist minister in Oakwood, Chadwick and Bethel. Surviving are his wife, Florence, Nixa, two sons, James of Nixa and Ritchy of Clever; two daughters, Mrs. Joyce Keithley and Mrs. Janet Keithley, both of Clever; his mother, Mrs. Neal Salkil, Bois’D’Arc; two step-sons, Carl Wilson, Springfield and Jerry Wilson of the state of Pennsylvania; a step-daughter, Miss Nancy Wilson, Lincoln, Mo.; four brothers, Allen of Springfield, Henry of Nixa, Eldon of Davenport, Iowa and Finis of Glasgow; four sisters, Mrs. Mae Taylor, Springfield, Mrs. Linnia Hancock, Bois’D’Arc, Mrs. Evelyn Jones, Miller, and Mrs. Hester Mantle, Raytown, five grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.


Salkil, Henry E. 25 Apr 1929 - 7 Aug 2009 SN-L 10 Aug 2009

[Note: Son of Hershall & Neal (Graves) Salkil; marrued 3 Sep 1949 Henrietta Bebout]

Henry E. Salkil, 80, of Nixa, MO passed away Friday August 7, 2009 in his home. He was born April 25, 1929 in Brookline, MO., the son of Hershall and Neal Graves Salkil. He was united in marriage to Henrietta Bebout on September 3, 1949. They enjoyed 59 years, 11 months and 4 days of married bliss. Henry enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing and farming. He spent most of his life as a dairy milker. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by all. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and three brothers. Henry is survived by his wife Henrietta Salkil of the home, two daughters Barbara Cook of Mansfield, MO, and Joyce Fattig of Springfield, MO, two sons, Steven Salkil of Seymour, Mo and Daniel Salkil of St. Louis, MO, two sister; Linna Hancock and Hester Mantle one brother Finis Salkil, nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Tuesday August 11, 2009 from 6:00 - 8:00 Pm in the Walnut Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be Wednesday August 12, 2009 at 10:00 AM in the Chapel. burial will follow at Hopedale Cemetery in Ozark, MO. Online condolences may be left at www.walnut


Salkill, Charles H. 14 May 1861 - 16 Dec 1932 CCR 22 Dec 1932 p5

[Note: Son of David & ? (Skinner) Salkill; married 1884 Isabelle Hayner ? - 1924; married  10 May 1929 Minerva Watson]

Charles H. Salkill was born May 14, 1861, and died Dec. 16, 1932, at his home near Battlefield at the age of 71 years, 7 months, and 2 days. He was married to Isabelle Hayner in 1884, who preceded him in death in 1924. On May 10, 1929, he was married to Minerva Watson. He was converted at the age of 58 years and united with the Wilson Creek Baptist church and lived a consistent Christian life. The survivors are his wife and six children, 25 grandchildren and two great grandchildren, one sister and a host of friends. Uncle charley, as he was known, numbered his friends by his acquaintances. In his going his wife loses a faithful companion, his children a loving father, the church a faithful worker, and the community a loyal citizen. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 18, at 1:30 p.m. at the residence, conducted by Rev. O.L. Malicoat with burial in the Harrington cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever, Mo.


Salkill, Sarah Virginia 20 May 1873 - 23 Jul 1955 CCR 4 Aug 1955 p8

Sarah Virginia Salkill was born May 20, 1873 in Greene County, Mo. and died July 23 at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Tehelma Letts, route one Crane at the age of 82 years, two months and three days. She had lived most of her life in Greene and Stone Counties. Survivors include one son, Emmitt Salkill of Crane; five daughters, Mrs. Pansy Merritt of Crane, Mrs. Vernie Vineyard of Wichita, Kan, Mrs. Grace Keener of Billings,; Mrs. Letts and Mrs. Ruby Wilson, route two, Billings. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Harris Chapel at Billings with Rev. Frank Eaton officiating. Burial was in Sparkman Cemetery near Republic under direction of Harris.


Sallade, Hattie Louise (Bostick) 21 Sep 1906 - 19 Aug 1998  CCH-N 9 Sep 1998

[Note: Daughter of Paul Cellos & Mary (Thomas) Bostick; married 27 Apr 1932 Roy Edgar Sallade]

Hattie Louise Sallade was born to Paul Cellos Bostick and Mary Thomas Bostick on September 21, 1906 at Washington, DC.  Hattie's lineage can be traced back to Charlemagne, George Washington and is the 9th cousin of the present Queen Elizabeth. On April 27, 1932 Hattie was united in marriage to Roy Edgar Sallade at Baltimore, Maryland. Who preceded her in death.  Hattie and Roy were the loving and devoted parents of one daughter Evelyn Ruth. Hattie was a retired employee of the Internal Revenue Credit Union where she worked as a teller. Hattie was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of American Order of Pioneers and Boone Family Association. Hattie was a devoted Christian who served and loved her Lord faithfully. Hattie spent a lot of time praying for her family and friends. Hattie passed away peacefully with her family near her on August 19, at her home in Branson. Hattie is survived by her daughter Evelyn Kern and and six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are other relatives and many friends.  Hattie was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all that knew her. Funeral services were held Friday August 21, at 7 p.m. at Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home at Ozark. Burial will be near her husband on Tuesday August 25, at Cedar Hill Cemetery at Suitland, Maryland.


Sallee, Dean 29 Aug 1929 - 9 Jul 1988 OH 14 Jul 1988

[Note: Son of Herman & Viola (  ) Sallee]

Dean Sallee, 58, of Chadwick, died at 3:25 a.m. Saturday at Springfield General Hospital after a long illness. Services for Mr. Sallee were held Tuesday in the Adams Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Carl Thompson officiating. Burial was in Hall Cemetery. Mr. Sallee was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Chadwick to Herman and Viola Sallee. He was formerly of Illinois, and was a retired restaurant owner. He had been living in Chadwick for three years. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Fred Schuetz, of Bartonville, Illinois; his mother, Viola Stogsdill, of Hutchinson, Kansas; one sister, Maxine Armbrust, of McPherson, Kansas; and two brothers, Norman Sallee, of Prague, Oklahoma and Charles Sallee, of Hutchinson, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Garrison Baptist Church.


Sallee, William 1870 - 16 Sep 1963   CCR 19 Sep 1963

William Sallee, 93, of Route 2, Ozark, died at 8:10 a.m. Monday at Springfield Baptist Hospital. Hs is survived by two sisters, Mrs. W.P. Keltner, 713 South Kickapoo, Springfield, and Mrs. Rose Richmond, Ozark; and one brother, Elmer E. Sallee, 1128 Hovey, Springfield. Funeral services were at 2 .p.m. Tuesday in the Wade Chapel near Republic with the Rev. Grant Stokes officiating. Burial as in the church cemetery under direction of Rainey.


Salley, Jerry Lee 31 May 1931 - 10 Jun 2010  SN-L 11 Jun 2010

[Note: Son of Hiram & Mozelle (  ) Salley; married Jo ? - 1993; married Rosona J. “Rosie” 5 Aug 1939 - 19 Apr 2003; married Leola]

Jerry Lee Salley died Thursday, June 10, 2010, in his home, in Nixa, Missouri, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Jerry was born, May 31, 1931, on the family farm in Liberal, Kansas, to Hiram and Mozelle Salley. As a young boy, he attended Liberty School in rural Seward County, not far from the family farm. After attending New Mexico Military during his teen years, he returned home, graduating from Liberal High School. After graduation, Jerry started his career by working with his father in the family businesses of farming and ranching, as well as Salley Tire and Feed. He became a well-known figure in Seward County, with many business interests, including Salley RV Center, Salley Feed Company, and variety of other ventures. He retired and moved to Nixa, Missouri, in 2003. Jerry had a love for classic cars, four-wheeling, and racing. His passion for cars started as a young man, when he began racing midgets. Over the years, his love of cars grew into a lifelong hobby of restoring classic autos-his collection is still maintained at his home and at the Branson Auto Museum. He is survived by his wife, Leola of Nixa, Missouri; his sons, Bill and wife Emma Jean of Liberal, Kansas, Craig of Denver, Colorado, Bruce and wife Theresa of Tulsa, Oklahoma; his daughters, Kay Owsley and husband Larry of Edmond, Oklahoma, Reenie Jackson of Liberal, Kansas, Jeanie Whited and husband Bill of Rochester Hills, Michigan; his step-daughter Michelle Turner and husband Greg of Wichita, Kansas; nephews Gregg Yocum and wife Susan of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Neal Wade Yocum and wife Angie of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; plus many other nieces, nephews, 25 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wives, Jo in 1993 and Rosie in 2002; son, Tim; and granddaughter, Kim. A memorial service will be held in Greenlawn Funeral Home East, Springfield, Missouri, at 1 p.m., Monday, June, 14th, 2010. An additional memorial service will be held at a later date in Liberal, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes memorials to the American Cancer Society.


Salmons, Codi Lea 16 Oct 1992 - 1 Apr 1994 OH 6 Apr 1994

[Note: Daughter of Scott & Tonia (Smith) Salmons]

Codi Lea Salmons, 17-month-old infant daughter of Scott and Tonia Salmons, Sparta, died Friday, April 1, 1994 in St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She was born Oct. 16, 1992. Survivors include her parents; three sisters, Mindy and Meagan Salmons and Nikita Smith; grandparents Harold and Shannon Smith, Springfield, and Darrel and Shirley Salmons, Cedar Falls, Iowa; great-grandparents Una Salmons, Minnesota, Edith Robertson, Oregon, and Marshall Walker, Yuma, Ariz.; great-great-grandmother, Alma Axmear, Iowa; and other relatives. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 5, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial was in Hopedale Cemetery.


Saltkill, John Frank 15 Jul 1926 - 29 May 2009 SN-L 31 May 2009

[Note: Son of Bert J. & Pearl Edna (King) Saltkill; married Margaret]
John Frank Saltkill, age 82, of Nixa, Mo., passed away Friday, May 29, 2009, in Christian Health Care, Republic. He was born July 15, 1926, in Springfield, Mo., to Bert J. and Pearl Edna (King) Saltkill. He was a Navy veteran and retired from Springfield Ice and Refrigeration after 30 years of employment. He was a member of Teamsters Union Local 245. His parents, Bert J. and Pearl Edna Saltkill; wife Margaret Saltkill; and several brothers and sisters, preceded him in death. He is survived by 12 children, Sharon Kay Blevins of Kansas City, Kan., Judy Turner of Springfield, Mo., Beverly Moore of Springfield, Kathy Baker of Springfield, Debi Rogers of Springfield, Randy Saltkill of Springfield, Connie Evans of Springfield, Dennis Saltkill of Springfield, Marty Satlkill of Nixa, Shawna Mariott of Springfield, Timothy Saltkill of Nixa, and Jeffery Saltkill of Springfield; 20 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; four sisters; and one brother. The family would like to thank Christian Health Care, Republic, and Community Hospice for all of their support, care and kindness. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2009, in Greenlawn Funeral Home North, with Rev. Johnny Jones officiating. Burial will follow in White Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 2, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the funeral home. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, Mo.


Salts, C. Eileen (Shawley) 26 Jul 1914 - 21 Jun 2009 SN-L 22 Jun 2009 & SN-L 23 Jun 2009

[Note: Daughter of Asa Colt & Permelia “Armelia” (Stricker) Shawley; married W. Howard Salts]

C. Eileen Salts, daughter of Asa and Amelia Shawley was born July 26, 1914, in Nixa, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2009. She was preceded in death by her mother and father; her husband, W. Howard Salts; her sisters, Etta Stewart, Elva Pearce, and Zella Derry; and brother, Robert Asa Shawley. Eileen worked two years for Dr. Walter H. Burk and thirteen years for Sears Roebuck & Co. She was of a happy disposition, loved people and loved to help people. She was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church, and a fifty-year-member of Crescent Chapter, order of The Eastern Star and White Shrine of Jerusalem. Eileen is survived by nephews, David Derry and Larry Shelley, Springfield, Mo.; nieces, Virginia Stewart, Mary Katherine Watson, Jo Ann Rivenburgh, Carolyn June McClung, out of state; and numerous grand nieces and nephews. Prayer and graveside services will be Tuesday, 2 p.m. at Clear Creek Cemetery.


Salveter, Nelda M. (Oberhaus) 10 Oct 1915 - 20 Jun 1983 OH 7 Jul 1983 p2

Nelda M. Salveter, 67, Springfield, died June 30 at his home after a long illness. Services and burial were under direction of Nieberg and Vitt Funeral Home of Washington, MO. Survivors include two sons, Ted, Springfield, and Charles, Ozark; two brothers, Melvin Oberhaus, Union and Lester Oberhaus, Villa Ridge, and five grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Missouri.


Salveter, Sharon Lee (Downen) 17 Dec 1937 - 17 Apr 2010  SN-L 19 Apr 2010 & SN-L 20 Apr 2010

[Note: Daughter of Gerald & Miriam (  ) Downen; married 30 Aug 1957 Ted C. Salveter, III]

Sharon Lee (Dowen) Salveter, 72, Springfield, passed away at 8 a.m. on April 17,2010 in Quail Creek Nursing due to complications from a fall in her home. Sharon was born on December 17, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to Gerald and Miriam Downen. She was united in marriage to Ted C. Salveter, III on August 30, 1957 in the Webster Baptist Church, Webster Groves, Missouri. Sharon graduated from Webster Groves high school in 1955. She attended Drury University, and was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1960 with a bachelors degree in Education, and Missouri State University with a Masters in Education in 1977. Sharon taught school in Valley Park and Pattonville in St. Louis while Ted was in law school in St. Louis University. She retired from the Springfield Public Schools in 1997 as an ESL teacher at Hickory Hills Middle School. Sharon was a member of Avant Gard of SMMA, Twin Oaks Country Club, the YMCA, and Evangel Temple Christian Center. She taught Sunday school at University Heights Baptist Church, and Missionettes at Evangel Temple. She was an avid tennis player, ran races, did aerobics, and struggled with golf. She loved to hike and travel with her family and friends. She was a loving, caring and wonderful wife, sister and mother. Sharon was predeceased by her parents; a son, Philip (Tony) Salveter; and a nephew Chris McConnell. She is survived by her husband Ted; children Ted Salveter, IV and his wife Arlene of Ash Grove, Paige Salveter and her husband Andy Brez of Kansas City, Missouri; sisters Pat Biesinger and husband Bob of Brownsville, Oregon, Mary McConnell and husband Anthony of Nixa; brother Tom (Chuck) Downen and his wife Sherry of Rogersville; a cousin Cristie Donohue and her husband Terry of Harrison, Arkansas; a brother in law Charles Salveter of Halltown; brother in law Bob Salveter and his wife Jeri of Laughlin, Nevada; and sister-in-law Celia Salveter of Arlington, Texas; two grandchildren, Rachael Salveter of Dallas, Texas, and Brennon Salveter of Springfield; nieces Amy and Lara Salveter, Margo McConnell Siemering and Kelly McConnell, Jeri Lynn Hawk, Sandy Biesinger, Lisa Biesinger; and nephews, Bobby Biesinger, Bob Downen, and Andy Downen. She had many dear and loving friends and fellow teachers. Our special thanks of the nurses and staff in Quail Creek Nursing and Good Shepard Hospice for the love and care they gave to her. Services will be in Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home on April 20, 2010 at 10 a. m. , and visitation will be in Evangel Temple Christian Church from 6 to 8 p.m. on April 19, 2010. Burial will be following in Maple Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Tony Salveter Scholarship at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, or to the charity of the donors choice.


Salyers, Brenton Wade 20 Jan 1986 - 4 Jul 2009 Find-A-Grave

[Note: Son of Gary Edgar & Elizabeth Ann (McKinney) Salyers; married 31 May 2008 Cheree Annette Coffman]

            Mr. Brenton Wade Salyers, 23, passed into eternity July 4, 2009 at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Brenton was born January 20, 1986, in Mt. Vernon, Mo., to Gary Edgar and Elizabeth Ann (McKinney) Salyers. He grew up on a farm near Billings, Mo., and graduated from Billings High School in 2004. On May 31, 2008, Brenton was united in marriage to Cheree Annette Coffman in Hinton, Iowa. They resided on a farm near Aurora, Mo. Brenton was an employee of Advanced Concrete Technology, Willard, Mo., but his real love was farming and his cattle. His grandparents, Arlen and Loretta McKinney, preceded Brenton in death. Brenton is survived by his loving wife, Cheree; his parents, Gary and Elizabeth Salyers, Billings; his grandparents, Edgar and Lois Salyers, Billings; a brother, Shane Salyers and his wife Alaina, Aurora; a sister, Ashley Salyers, Billings; two nephews, Seth and Sean Salyers; and a host of other family and friends. When Brenton was 15, he made his choice to serve the Lord and was baptized two years later. He remained faithful in his service to God until his death. Brenton's life and spirit had a great influence on everyone he met. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2009 in the Billings High School gymnasium, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Brenton will be laid to rest in the Salyers Family Cemetery, 841 Rose Hill Road, Billings, Mo., following the service. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, in the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Cheree Salyers, for the Brenton Salyers Memorial Fund.


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