MEADE– Alma Jane Salyer, age 82, died late Tuesday evening, January 8, 2013, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
She was born July 20, 1930, at Ulrich, Missouri, the daughter of Lawrence and Elvira (Cooper) Hereford. She was a graduate of Central Missouri State, receiving her Masters Degree in Education. She was a schoolteacher for 35 years, having spent 23 of those years teaching at Ft. Osage, Missouri, retiring in 1986. She has been a resident of Meade, Kansas, since 2004.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Meade, and was an avid reader of history, in particular, Civil War History.
On June 8, 1963, she married Lester H. “Les” Salyer at Clinton, Missouri.
She is survived by:
Her husband, Lester H. “Les” Salyer of Meade, Kansas
A son, Steven Salyer of Meade, Kansas
A grandson, Steven Tyler Salyer of Meade, Kansas
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the United Methodist Church, Meade, with the Reverend Susan Greene presiding. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday and from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will be in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
In lieu of flowers the family would welcome memorials to the United Methodist Church or
the American Heart Association in care of the funeral home.