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Joseph F. Salzgeber

July 9, 1941 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Joseph Salzgeber Obituary

Joseph (Joe) Salzgeber, age 82 of Granger, Indiana (previously of Parma, Ohio) passed away on January 12, 2024.  He was born in Clevelend, Ohio on July 9, 1941 to the late Joseph F. and Evelyn Mabel (Hauth) Salzgeber.

He was the beloved husband of 56 years to, Shirley A. (Crawford) Salzgeber; devoted father to, Joseph Jr., Steven (Adam Savitch) and Jeffrey (Bob Domkuski) Salzgeber; loving uncle to, fifteen nieces and nephews; and great-uncle to twenty-six.

Joe was preceded in death by his dear siblings, Robert (Barb) Salzgeber, Alan (Karen) Salzgeber, and Marion (Carl) Miller.

He graduated from St. Francis de Sales School in Parma, and St. Edward High School (Class of 1959) in Lakewood, Ohio.

 Joe was proud to have served during the Vietnam-era in the United States Army. He was active duty 1962-64 and honorably discharged in 1968.  

He was a longtime employee of Western Electric / AT&T in Solon, Ohio and Niles, Michigan.

Joe was Parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Parma for many years and a past Cub Scout leader.  He was an avid sports fan who always cheered for the Cleveland Browns, Notre Dame and Ohio State and was a past Notre Dame football season ticket holder.  He was also a member of American Legion Post 365 in Edwardsburg, Michigan. 

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at McGann Hay, Granger Chapel, 13260 S.R. 23 at Cherry Rd, in Granger, IN. 

 A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, January 20th at 10:30 am, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 52553 N. Fir Rd in Granger, IN, with visitation beginning at 9:30 am.  

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Cremation will take place following the Mass and burial in Northeast Ohio will take place at a future date.

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January 19, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McGann-Hay, Granger Chapel
13260 SR 23 at Cherry Road
Granger, IN 46530

Mass of Christian Burial
January 20, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Pius X, Granger Chapel


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