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Elmer David Salasberry, 1926-1992

Monroe Mirror – 4 June 1992
  Elmer David Salasberry, 66, a resident of Newton for 35 years died Friday evening, May 29, 1992, at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Des Moines of cardiac arrest.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Wallace-Pence Funeral Home.
  The Rev. Roy Cupples of Grand Island, Nebraska conducted services. Burial was in Palo Alto Cemetery in rural Newton.
  Memorials to fund in his name will be accepted.
  Survivors are his wife, Iris; two sons, David of Des Moines and Randy of Newton; three daughters, Joyce Breckenridge of Monroe and Joleen Sutphin and Brenda Van Hoose, both of Newton; 10 grandchildren; and a great grandson.
  Also surviving are his mother, Nellie Salasberry of Centerville; three brothers, Albert of Tempe, Arizona, and Lawrence and Gene, both of Des Moines; and three sisters, Velma Gerling of Des Moines, Mary Thomas of Centerville and Pat Gibford of Newton.
He was preceded in death by his father, two brothers and a sister.
  Mr. Salasberry was a welder at Midwest Manufacturing Co. in Kellogg until his retirement.
  The son of William Henry and Nellie Phelps Salasberry, he was born January 22, 1926, in Mystic.
  He was married to Iris M. Seals December 23, 1950 in Urbandale, Missouri. 

 Note:  Appreciation to the late Donna Sloan Rempp for posting this obituary on the Iowa GenWeb Site.

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