Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

December 31, 2012

Elaine L. Salladay


Daily Iowegian

UDELL — Elaine L. Salladay, 93, of Udell, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.

She was born the daughter of Clint and Grace (Daniels) Dixon on Dec. 1, 1918 near Centerville. She graduated from the Udell High School in Udell in 1939.

On March 23, 1940, Elaine was united in marriage to Kenneth Lloyd Salladay in Centerville. 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, Kenny and his wife, Christina Salladay of Udell and Mike Salladay of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughters, Shirley and her husband, David Ruggles of Lancaster, Mo.,  Judy and her husband, Bill Callahan of Creston and Janice and her husband, Dennis Sturms of Centerville; a sisters, Marilyn Kirkland of Seymour and Donna Bell Shumaker of Bella Vista, Ark.; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren;

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with Kay Singley officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Ararat Cemetery east of Centerville. Visitation will be held today from 2-8 p.m. at the funeral home with the family present from 6-8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Ararat Cemetery and left or mailed to the funeral home.

The Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Centerville is caring for the Salladay family at this time and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com.