John Edward Saltsgaver, 78, of Allendale, IL, peacefully passed away at his home with family on July 22. John was born March 16, 1934 to Earl and Nedra (Osmon) Saltsgaver of Allendale. He married Doris Winters in 1954 and they had four children. John was an Ironworker by trade and a member of the Masons. Earlier in life he was an avid hunter with coon hounds and after retirement he enjoyed camping, fishing, and was a faithful fan of Wabash Valley College Basketball.
Waiting for John are his parents, brother Bob, Sister Betty, and son Steve. He is survived by his wife Doris, sons Mike (Sonya) of Geff, IL, David (Lynn) of Mt. Carmel, daughter Shelby Johnson (Mark) of Evansville, In, daughter-in-law Teresa Conrad (David) of Sumner, IL, brothers Chuck and Frank, both of Allendale, and sister Earlene (Carl), of Hillsboro, IL.
John was loved by 8 grandchildren, Christina, Susan, Eric, Ashley, Justin, Maddie, Travis, and Pete. There are also 7 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to VNA Plus Hospice Care, P.O. Box 3487, Evansville, In. 47734.
Visitation will be held at Ingram Funeral Home in Allendale, IL from 6PM to 8PM Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Funeral service will be at 10AM, Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the funeral home. Burial to follow at the Allendale Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.ingramfh.net