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Jerry Allen 12/17/1942 - 5/19/2015

Jerry Allen Salter was born in Monroe on December 17, 1942. He was the only child born from the union of the late Ivan and Mildred (Sangster) Salter. Jerry was a 1960 graduate of Bedford High School, and attended Michigan State University, earning his degree in accounting.

He enlisted in the United States Army serving honorably in the reserves for six years. For eight years Jerry was employed at Arthur Young and Company in Toledo as an accountant. In 1973, he purchased the family business, Salter Oil, which his father, Ivan had begun in 1938. Jerry owned and operated the entity until his retirement in 2008.

He married the former Louise (Jennings) Schenavar on September 6, 1994, in Toledo. In his free time, Jerry was an avid supporter of American veterans and he enjoyed reading materials of many interests.

Jerry, age 72, a lifelong Bedford Township resident passed away at 4:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Ebeid Hospice Residence.

To cherish his memory, he leaves a beloved wife of more than twenty years, Louise of Temperance and a son, James Salter.

Friends may gather from 2:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Merkle Funeral Service, 9156 Summit Street in Erie (734) 848-5185. A Celebration of His Life will take place at 11 a.m., Friday, May 22 also at Merkle's with Reverend David Voss. Procession will follow to Bedford Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences at:

Published in The Blade on May 21, 2015
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