Coye M. Salsman, 91, of Granville passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at LaSalle County Nursing Home, Ottawa.
Service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Dysart – Cofoid Funeral Chapel, Granville. Rev. Gary McKee will officiate. Burial will be in Putnam Cemetery, Putnam with military honors.
Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Dysart – Cofoid Funeral Chapel, Granville.
Coye was born on December 27, 1929 in Buffalo, Kentucky to Hobart and Gertrude (Farmer) Salsman. He married Grace Thomas on December 2, 1950.
Coye served in the United States Army in the Korean Conflict.
He was the owner and operator of Coye’s Service Station in Granville and prior to owning his own business he worked at the Ford garage in Tiskilwa. Coye was board member for the Granville Grade School, the town of Granville and his church.
Survivors include one son, Ron (Mariam) Salsman of Granville; two daughters, Sandi (Daniel) Lawrence of Ottawa and Kathie (Ken) Allen of Tiskilwa; three brothers, Elmo Salsman of Wyanet, Charles Salsman of Walnut and Robert Salsman of Peru; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Grace; sister, Ruby and grandson, Steven.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Pallbearers will be Ron Salsman, Ernie Eden, Stephen Gibson, Daniel Lawrence, John C. McKirgan and Jarod Lawrence.
Online condolences may be made to his family at www.dcfunerals.com
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