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Jon Riley Saling

March 5, 1950 - April 17, 2013

A private service has been held by the family. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at the NW Natural Auditorium, 7150 Supra Dr., Albany, OR 97389. Memorials can be made to Wounded Warriors or a charity of your choice.

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Jon Riley Saling, 63, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at his home. Jon was born in Great Bend, Kansas to William and Gloria (Schlehuber) Saling. He went to school in Great Bend and was baptized there. He attended Fort Hays State College in Kansas where he met his wife, Lynda. They moved to Oregon in 1977 and Jon got a job at NW Natural Gas Company. He became a Leakage Inspector for NW Natural. He loved his job and met most of his best friends there.

He was proud of his children who became outstanding adults. He enjoyed watching them play all of their individual sports and coached when he could. His passion was fishing and being with his dog, Rogue.

Jon will be missed by all who knew him.

Jon is survived by: his wife, Lynda Saling of Wilsonville, OR. They had two sons and one daughter; Troy, Cory and Anna. Jon is also survived by his mother, Gloria, and his brother, Cary, and Cary’s wife, Marcia. He was preceded in death by his father, William, and brother, Allen.

A private service has been held by the family. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at the NW Natural Auditorium, 7150 Supra Dr., Albany, OR 97389. Memorials can be made to Wounded Warriors or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.