December 1, 1918 – October 21, 2012)
Elaine L. Salladay, age 93, of Udell, Iowa, died Sunday, October 21, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville, Iowa. She was born the daughter of Clint and Grace (Daniels) Dixon on December 1, 1918 near Centerville, Iowa. She graduated from the Udell High School in Udell, Iowa in 1937.
On March 23, 1940, Elaine was united in marriage to Kenneth Lloyd Salladay in Centerville, Iowa. They farmed together for many years near Udell. She was a member of the Drake Avenue Christian Church in Centerville.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Kenneth Lloyd Salladay on July 11, 2009; and a sister, Nalda Mason
Elaine is survived by: her sons, Lloyd and his lifelong partner Sharon Nash of Moulton, Iowa, Kenny and his wife, Christina Salladay of Udell, Iowa and Mike Salladay of Phoenix, Arizona; daughters, Shirley and her husband, David Ruggles of Lancaster, Missouri; Judy and her husband, Bill Callahan of Creston, Iowa,and Janice and her husband, Dennis Sturms of Centerville, Iowa; nine grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren; and a sister, Donna Bell Shumaker of Bella Vista, Arkansas.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 10 am at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa with Kay Singley officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Ararat Cemetery east of Centerville. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 2 pm until 8 pm at the funeral home with the family present from 6 pm until 8 pm.
Memorials can be made to the Mt. Ararat Cemetery and left or mailed to the funeral home. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Centerville, Iowa is caring for the Salladay family at this time and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.comInformation provided by: Schmidt Family Funeral Home 501 North 18th Street Centerville, Iowa 52544 641.856.8661 www.schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com