GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                              Sunday, February 25, 2007

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Salsbery, Kevin Lane

 

 

    MALTA - Kevin Lane Salsbery, 53, a farmer, rancher and pilot, died of cancer Friday at his home east of Malta.
A wake service begins at 7 p.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Malta. Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with burial of the ashes in Malta Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home and Crematory of Malta is in charge of arrangements.
    Kevin is survived by his wife, Dianne; three sons, Dennis (Karen) and Ryan (Janessa), both of Malta, and Nathan of Missoula; a daughter, Danette (Jeff) Ross of Livingston; a sister, Beth (Bud) Slade of Malta; three brothers, Layton (Karla) of Forsyth, Laurin (Cathy) and Ross (Nancy) both of Malta; and nine grandchildren.
    Kevin was born May 2, 1953, in Malta, to James R. and Dorothy (Slaymaker) Salsbery. He attended Strater Country School east of Malta and graduated from Malta High School in 1971. He attended the University of Montana at Missoula for a year and a half, before returning to the family ranch, due to his father's failing health, to help with operations. He obtained his pilot's license for fixed wing and helicopters and flew for the Fish and Game and Forest Service. He continued to ranch with his brothers east of Malta.
    He married Dianne Goodheart on March 4, 1978, in Malta.
    He was active in the Malta Athletic Club and was a former member of the Malta School Board and Malta Irrigation Board, as well as the Lt. Governor's Board of Control of St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, flying and spending time with family and friends and his grand-children. Condolences may be sent online to greatfallstribune.com/obituaries.

Published in the Great Falls Tribune on 2/25/2007.

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BILLINGS’S GAZETTE                                           Sunday, February 25, 2007

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Kevin L. Salsbery                          

 

    MALTA - Kevin Lane Salsbery, age 53, a farmer/rancher/pilot, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at his home east of Malta from cancer. A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Malta. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb 26, at the Church with burial of the ashes at the Malta Cemetery.

    Adams Funeral Home & Crematory of Malta is in charge of arrangements.

    Kevin was born May 2, 1953, at Malta to James R. and Dorothy (Slaymaker) Salsbery. He attended schools at Strater Country School east of Malta and graduated from Malta High School in 1971. He also attended the University of Montana at Missoula for a year and a half returning to the family ranch to help with operations due to his father's failing health. He obtained his pilots license for fixed wing and helicopters and flew for the Fish and Game and Forest Service. He has continued to ranch with his brothers east of Malta. He was active in the Malta Athletic Club, former Malta School Board Member, and Malta Irrigation Board. He was also a member of the Lt. Gov. Board of Control of St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, flying, card playing with family, and coached little kids for 15 years.

    Kevin is survived by his wife, Dianne; three sons, Dennis (Karen) and Ryan (Janessa) both of Malta and Nathan of Missoula; daughter Danette (Jeff) Ross of Livingston; nine grandchildren; three brothers, Layton (Karla) of Forsyth, Laurin (Cathy) and Ross (Nancy) both of Malta. 

 

    Published in the Billings Gazette on 2/25/2007.    

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BILLINGS’S GAZETTE                                           Monday, February 26, 2007

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Salsbery, Kevin Lane

 

 

MALTA - Kevin Lane Salsbery, age 53, a farmer/rancher/pilot, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at his home east of Malta from cancer.
A wake service was held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Malta. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb 26, at the Church with burial of the ashes at the Malta Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home & Crematory of Malta is in charge of arrangements.
Kevin was born May 2, 1953, at Malta to James R. and Dorothy (Slaymaker) Salsbery. He attended schools at Strater Country School east of Malta and graduated from Malta High School in 1971. He also attended the University of Montana at Missoula for a year and a half returning to the family ranch to help with operations due to his father's failing health. He obtained his pilots license for fixed wing and helicopters and flew for the Fish and Game and Forest Service. He has continued to ranch with his brothers east of Malta.
He was active in the Malta Athletic Club, former Malta School Board Member, and Malta Irrigation Board. He was also a member of the Lt. Gov. Board of Control of St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, flying, card playing with family, and coached little kids for 15 years.
Kevin is survived by his wife, Dianne; three sons, Dennis (Karen) and Ryan (Janessa) both of Malta and Nathan of Missoula; daughter Danette (Jeff) Ross of Livingston; a sister, Beth (Bud) Slade of Malta; nine grandchildren; three brothers, Layton (Karla) of Forsyth, Laurin (Cathy) and Ross (Nancy) both of Malta.

Published in the Billings Gazette from 2/25/2007 - 2/26/2007.

 

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