BETTENDORF — Chester D. "Pete" Salter Jr., 71, a resident of Bettendorf, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport.
Services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.
Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Pete Salter was born April 28, 1927, to Margaret (Brown) Salter and Chester D. Salter Sr. in Davenport. He married Lauralie Pilcher on May 15, 1954, in Davenport.
Pete attended Shattuck Military Academy in Minnesota and graduated from St. Ambrose Academy in 1948. He also attended Iowa State University, Ames.
He served in the Navy during World War II and was discharge from Navy service in 1946. He served in the Army in the infantry during the Korean War. He was wounded on several occasions on Korean Battlefields and was award
ed the Silver Star for distinguishing "himself by courageous action near Anju, Korea on Nov. 5, 1950." Sgt. 1st Class Pete Salter was honorably discharged from the Army in April 1953.
Mr. Salter retired in 1986 as a vice president of Linwood Stone products. After his retirement, Mr. Salter was in business for himself until his death.
Mr. Salter's memberships include St. Anthony's Catholic Church and the Davenport Outing Club.
His survivors are his wife; sons, Mark Salter, Alexandria, Va., and Michael Salter, Bettendorf; daughters, Catherine Kopf, Davenport, Susan Boyler, Bettendorf, Christine Donnelly, Soquel, Calif., and Carolyn Peterman, Bettendorf; his father, Chester D. Salter Sr., Bettendorf; his sister, Suzanne Salter, Davenport; and his brother-in-law, William Pilcher, Wheaton, Ill. He also is survived by 20 grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Anthony's Share and Care or Holy Family School, both of Davenport.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret, and a brother, David Fairchild Salter.