THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Jennie M. Saler
Issue Date: November 6, 2013
Jennie M. Saler, 98, of Niagara passed away Monday, Nov. 4 at Maryhill Manor in Niagara.
Born April 1, 1915, in Chicago, daughter of the late John and Caroline (Stanich) Folley, she lived with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. William Folley in Iron Mountain due to her father passing away when she was 3 and her mothers work schedule. She graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1933 and then worked in the office of Cochran Freight Lines. She married Raymond Saler on Aug. 28, 1937, at St. Mary & St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron Mountain and the couple moved to Niagara where she became a member of St. Anthony Church in Niagara.
She was an avid volunteer, being a Cub Scout leader, member of the Parent Teacher group, Umbrella group which was instrumental in obtaining the Niagara Multi-purpose building, served as secretary and treasurer of the Senior Citizens Ltd., and Womans Club, president of Nutrition Board of Niagara and Maryhill Manor Auxiliary and member of the SACCW Niagara Kitchen Bank. She enjoyed dancing with the Country Kickers, golfing at Oak Crest Club and the senior bowling league.
She is survived by two sons, John Saler, Marinette and Robert (Cheryl) Saler, Norway, Mi.; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Raymond, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Smits and a son-in-law, Ken Smits.
Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Niagara. Rev. Fr. Matt Settle will officiate with burial in Niagara Cemetery. Memorials can be made in her memory to the Niagara Senior Center. Jacobs Funeral Home, Niagara Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.