Obituaries & Tributes

Ross A. Saltsgaver

Ross A. Saltsgaver, 93, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed-away on Nov. 26, 2020. He was born on Oct. 7, 1927 in Indianapolis, Ind. to parents Charles B. and Anneta E. (Lee) Saltsgaver.  

Ross worked the majority of his life as a general laborer for the natural gas and oil industry. He also worked for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Illinois and came to Oregon in 1945 working to complete the Dorena Dam in front of Dorena reservoir. Ross loved Oregon and fishing. Ross is a member of the Old Time Gospel Fellowship Church.  

He is survived by his children, Ross Lee Saltsgaver and wife Barbara, Peggy Jo Hammond, Donald Ray Saltsgaver and wife Pam, and Richard Allen Saltsgaver and wife Connie, all of West Virginia; nephew, Robert Saltsgaver and wife Eleanor, Yuma, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Interment at Fir Grove Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Ore. Arrangements by Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel.



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