Obituary published September 10, 2012 in The Mexico Ledger
Joan B. Salter, 81, of Mission, KS, passed away August 29, 2012, at Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, MO, surrounded by family. Joan was born in 1931 in Kansas City, MO, and was a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area. She received her BA degree from Kansas City University and her MA from Webster College, and was a highly respected and revered elementary school teacher in the Shawnee Mission School District for almost 30 years. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church and volunteered for many years at the Shepherd's Center in Kansas City.
She was preceded in death by her first-born son. She is survived by her second-born son, two grandchildren, two siblings, in-laws, and many nieces, nephews and friends. She will be missed by all. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, September 11th, 2:00 PM at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Overland Park Chapel, 8201 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66204, 913-648-6224.