Robert E. Salley

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, October 13, 1928
Date of Death:
Monday, January 28, 2019
Age:
90 years old

Visitation

Date: Monday February 04, 2019
Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Location: Redeemer Lutheran Church [ view map ]

Funeral Service

Date: Monday February 04, 2019
Time: 11:00 am

Location: Redeemer Lutheran Church [ view map ]

Burial

Location: Oakwood Cemetery

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, October 13, 1928
Date of Death:
Monday, January 28, 2019
Age:
90 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, October 13, 1928
Date of Death:
Monday, January 28, 2019
Age:
90 years old

Robert E. Salley

Robert Salley, 90, of Rochester, passed away Monday, January 28 at The Waters on Mayowood.

Robert was born October 13, 1928 to Clare and Martha (Prigge) Salley. He grew up on the family farm north of Rochester. Robert attended rural schools and graduated from Rochester High School now known as John Marshall High School. He then went to the University of Minnesota to study horticulture.

Robert married Phyllis Joan Ayshford on June 19, 1949 in Rochester. After Robert’s father passed away in 1962, he and Phyllis bought the family farm. Phyllis passed away in January 22, 1993. Robert worked as a farmer, insurance agent, and installed flooring.

On October 23, 1994, Robert married LaVonne M (Kundert) Riess.

He is survived by his wife, LaVonne; daughter, Trista (Ken) Blazing; son, Rob (Lynn) Salley; grandchildren, Erik (Anya) Blazing and Nicole Salley; and great-granddaughter, Alina Blazing. He is also survived by five step sons, Jeff (Betty) Riess, Dan (Tracey) Riess, Scott (Sarah) Riess, Chad (Jen) Riess, and Jason Riess; 13 step grandchildren; 7 step great-grandchildren; his brother, Maynard (Winifred) Salley; and sister-in-law, Rosella Salley.

He is preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Phyllis. As well as his infant sister, Delores; and brother, Clarence.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Seasons Hospice, Redeemer Lutheran Church, or Mayo Alzheimer’s Research.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Redeemer Lutheran Church with Rev. Adam Koglin officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. the day of the service at the church. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.

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The family of Robert E. Salley has received the following condolences.

Trista, Ken and family,


I am so sorry to heard about your loss. I know it has been several long years of slowly losing your Dad. I hope you find peace in knowing that he is at rest.


sincerely,


Barb

Lavonne and Trista,  It was an honor to work with Bob at the insurance company.   Have great memories.  Prayers and hugs to the Salley family.

Lavonne and Trista,  It was an honor to work with Bob at the insurance company.   Have great memories.  Prayers and hugs to the Salley family.

Maynard, My condolences to you and Bob's family, My thoughts and prayers are with you.  Walt Pappas

my sympathy goes out to the family. May God’s loving and comfort arms surround you all during this difficult time. Robert is a long time friend of my family and was once our insurance man for my parents.. God Bless 

It was my honor to know Bob in the last years of his life.  He was a true gentleman.  I wish I had known him in his younger years.  Sincere condolences to LaVonne and family. 

We are sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We are in Puerto Vallarta Mexico till February 16 or we would be at his funeral on Monday. Please accept our heartfelt sympathies on the loss of you loved one.


Bob & Betty Ronningen

Trista and Ken,


 


I am so sorry for your loss. I know you loved him dearly!


 


Sincerely,


 


Fay

My thoughts and prayers are with you.