John A. Salber

John Alphonse Salber

1928 – 2011

John Salber, 82, of Forest Grove Oregon died on February 12, 2011 at his home. Services were held at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Hillsboro.

John was born on June 23, 1928 in Petersburg to Charles and Margaret (Koenig) Salber. He attended and graduated from St. John’s school in 1946. John served in the US Army from 1951 to 1953. In 1956, John married Rosemary McCarty in Hartley, IA. They farmed and lived at Petersburg until 1961.

John is survived by his wife Rosemary and children Mary, Richard, Mike, Frank, Joan, Tim, Nancy, Cathy, Carol and their spouses and thirteen grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Monica Hoefler, Alice Brugman, Rita Schrage and Irene Schmeits, sister-in-law Pat Starman and relatives.