Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: Wanda R. Salmans

  • Wanda R. Salmans, 81, Oskaloosa, died on Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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  • Wanda Ruth Salmans, 81, Oskaloosa, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at her home.
    Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Barnett Family Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.  Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa.
     She was born Feb. 9, 1933 near Andover, the daughter of Harry Glen and Lucille Guest Young. She was a 1951 graduate of Augusta High School. She had worked as a bookkeeper at a tax firm and credit union, as well as working in retail in Wichita for many years.  She was married to Oscar Kenneth “Sam” Salmans on May 23, 1953 at Augusta.  He survives at the home in Oskaloosa.
    Other survivors include: three sons, Keith D. (Beth) Salmans, Blue Rapids, Roger D. (Susan) Salmans, Mulvane, and Ken (Debbie) Salmans, California; three daughters, Jo (Doug) Dennett, McLouth, Kan., Linda K. Salmans, Oskaloosa, and Susan G. (Steve) Balog, McKinney, Texas;  nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by one sister, Phyllis Alley; three brothers, Keith Young, Norman Young, Bruce Young; and a daughter-in-law, Carol Salmans.
     Memorials are suggested to the Jefferson County Friends of Hospice or to the Jefferson County Service Organization, in care of Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS.   66066.  www.barnettfamilyfh.com

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