Archive for Wednesday, June 8, 1994


June 8, 1994


Services for Dorothy Edith Salsbury, 80, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, at Redeemer Lutheran Church with the Rev. Kevin D. Vogts officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Aliceville.

Mrs. Salsbury died Tuesday, June 7, 1994, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 17, 1914, at LeRoy, the daughter of Albert Gottlieb and Emily Staebler Hildebrand.

She grew up in LeRoy and attended schools there. She graduated from Burlington High School and received a teaching certificate.

She taught in a rural school near LeRoy for several years. Following her marriage to Edgar Salsbury, she worked with him in Salsbury Floor Covering in Lawrence, until they sold the business in 1961. Mrs. Salsbury later was a teller and clerk at First National Bank of Lawrence. She retired in 1980.

She and her husband traveled to Europe several times, tracing the family origins. They also were the first purchasers of the Grover farm at Lawrence Avenue and Clinton Parkway.

Mrs. Salsbury was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, LaSertoma Club and EHU, all in Lawrence.

She married Edgar Salsbury on April 28, 1935, in Aliceville. He died May 25, 1993.

Survivors include three sons, Darrell L., Wellsville, Gerald A., Salina, and David E., Lawrence; a foster daughter, Wynona Terrill, Muskogee, Okla.; a sister, Alice Weaver, Iola; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Rumsey Funeral Home, where the family will received friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.

The family suggests memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church. Memorials may be sent in care of the funeral home.

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