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CARL GUST SALO

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CARL GUST SALO

87, beloved father, grandfather and friend to many died Saturday Jan. 11, 2014.

Born Dec. 18, 1926, to Charles and Ida Salo, he was the youngest of seven siblings, Leo, Lempi Wierimaa, Sylvia Wirkkala, Julia Tschudi-Kako, Hugo, Waino, and Arvo.

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Carl served in the military for 23 years and received many awards, honors, and medals.

He spoke Finnish, Swedish, and English and traveled the world, spending many years in Europe. He was an avid gardener and excellent fisherman. He was loved very much by many, and will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years; his children, Charles Salo (Judi) of Wichita, Kan., Susan Salo, Carol Zehnder (Rudolph) of Lakewood, Colo. and Sara Salo of Hopkins; three grandchildren, Jonathan Carl, Lauren and Kate; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 at Wevley Funeral Home in Sebeka.

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