OBITUARY - ROBERT HENDERSON SALTZMAN
Robert Henderson SALTZMAN was born September 7, 1922, at home in Poe township, Ringgold county, Iowa. He was the son of
Bert A. and Lora (DAVIS) SALTZMAN.
Robert graduated from Mount Ayr high school in 1940. He was united in marriage to Nina Alice MILLER on September 15, 1946,
at the United Methodist Church in Mount Ayr, Iowa. To this union two children were born: Ronald and Barbara.
Robert lived his life on farms in Poe, Tingley, and Liberty townships. He sold feed part-time for Lucas Feed Company in
Bedford. He was a member of Farm Bureau, Cattlemen Association, Pork Producers, Extension Council and Historical Society,
all in Ringgold county. He moved from the farm to Mount Ayr in August of 1997.
Robert passed away on December 1, 2000, upon arrival to the Ringgold County Hospital. He was preceded in death by his
parents, Bert and Lora SALTZMAN.
Left to mourn his passing are his wife Nina of Mount Ayr; son Ronald and wife Karen and their children Steven and Amy,
all of Corning, Iowa; daughter Barbara FOY and her husband Dan and their son Evan, all of Des Moines, Iowa; sister
Blondena SALTZMAN of Portland, Oregon; brothers Lial and wife Dorothy of Amana, Iowa, and Richard and wife Frances of
Mount Ayr; nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
Memorial services were held Monday, December 4, 2000, at the United Methodist Church in Mount Ayr with Reverend Michael
DRUHL officiating. Musicians were Nancy SACKETT, and John ALLEN and Alan IBBOTSON. Musical selections were "Hymn of
Promise," and "He Touched Me."
His body has been donated to University of Osteophathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines.
Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr was in charge of the arrangements.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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