Geraldine “Jerry” Salmon

Memorial services for Geraldine “Jerry” Salmon, 80, Tonganoxie, will be at a later date. Mrs. Salmon died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.She was born Dec. 4, 1927, in Arington, the daughter of Norman and Stella Bowman Wiley. Mrs. Salmon was a member of the United Methodist Church and P.E.O. Chapter A.T., both in Tonganoxie. She retired as vice president of First State Bank and Trust, Tonganoxie.She married Roy Salmon on June 16, 1946, in Tonganoxie. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include a son, Ronald Salmon, Chugiak, Alaska; a daughter, Kathleen K. Bowen, Bedford, Texas; three sisters, Betty Nelson, Kirkwood, Mo., Joan Sanders, Lawrence, and Carol Slawson, Tonganoxie; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care or the Tonganoxie Historical Society, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086. Online condolences may be sent at