Elwyn C. Salzman

PORTAGE  --  Elwyn C. Salzman, age 92, died on Thursday, September 8, 2011, at Tivoli in Portage.

Elwyn was born on March 22, 1919, in the Township of Fort Winnebago, the son of Clarence and Lela (Thurber) Salzman.  Elwyn married Eileen McMahon on March 7, 1942.  He served his country in the United States Air Force. Elwyn was a gravel and limestone truck driver for many years, working for Dan and Wendt in Rio.  He was a long-time member of the Portage Cleary-Krech VFW Post #1707.

Elwyn is survived by his wife Eileen Salzman, Portage; his brother, Donald Salzman, Portage; his nephews, Leo (Sharon) McMahon, Madison, and Robert (Genny) McMahon, Beaver Dam; his brother-in-law, Clarence Schroeder, Mauston, other relatives and many friends.  Elwyn was preceded in death by his parents, and his sisters-in-law, Constance Salzman, and Helen Schroeder.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2011, at the Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage with Fr. Jim Murphy presiding.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery with Military Honors by Portage area veterans.  Visitation will be held on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.








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