Donald C. Salmonson
Donald C. Salmonson, 84, Lincoln, passed away on January 14, 2021.
Born November 23, 1936 to Vernon and Astrid (Nelson) Salmonson.
Don is survived by his wife Trudy; children Karen (Greg) Znamenacek of Lincoln; Nancy Salmonson of Lincoln; Bill (Tracy) Salmonson of Omaha; sister Ruth (Ted) Knudson of Mountain Home, Idaho; sister-in-law Virginia Salmonson of Olathe, Kansas; step-daughters Diana (Kirk) McLaughlin of Spring Hill, Kansas; Mary Bennett of Leawood, Kansas; grandchildren Courtney (David) Schumann; Scott Cole; Bill Boucher; Brian Cole; Eric (Moriah) Salmonson; great-grandchildren; step grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Bill and his first wife Louise.
Celebration of Don’s life will be on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Rd, Lincoln, NE.
Memorial contributions can be made to Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, Ashland, NE.
Special thanks to the caregivers at High Plains Alzheimer’s Special Care Center.
For condolences, please use the form below.
Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.
Condolences for Donald C. Salmonson
I will truly miss you Don, it was such a pleasure caring for you, even in the short time I was your nurse. My heart and love goes out to everyone that knew you and your family
Sending loving thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Don.
Karen, Nancy, Bill and families,
I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I know how loved he was by you and all who knew him. May God give you peace and comfort you during this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
I had the honor and the pleasure of knowing Don. I enjoyed some wonderful times with him. Don was a good man.
I will miss him very much.
I enjoyed knowing and flying with Don. Always a gentleman.
Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family, Trudy.
The Nelson cousins:: Jean Bonaventure and Nola Mack
My sincere sympathy to Trudy, Bill, Karen, Nancy, Diana and Mary along with their families. Don was a wonderful and very special friend of mine for many years. He will be greatly missed! My love and warm wishes during this difficult time!
Tony and I send our deepest and warmest expressions of love, sympathy, and prayers to you all at this time. Don will be greatly missed. I have such wonderful and fond memories of my amazing uncle over the years. How fortunate were we who got to know him and to love him.
So many memories as a kid meeting up with Mr. Salmonson at the airport and riding to the cabin. Cooking up wild oysters and having us try them! He always made us laugh. Will be missed ❤️
We cannot go forward without sending our condolences and love to our dear Ruth Salmonson Knudson who is Don’s sister. A dear cousin who has become a WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF THE SALMONSON FAMILY.