Jaysen D. Salo

CHASSELL — Jaysen D. Salo, 51, a resident of Chassell and Houghton, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, from an apparent heart attack.

He was born on November 24, 1965, in Hancock, a son of the late Donald J. Salo and Sharon (Komula-Salo) Berner. Jaysen was a graduate of the Houghton High School Class of 1983.

His working career started by helping his father operate Twin City Tire of Houghton and Hancock. He then began a selling cars for Lindrus Chevrolet/Olds, Keweenaw Automotive and most recently Copper Country Ford.

Jaysen was united in marriage to the former, Kimberly Burgess, where they welcomed and raised two sons, Christopher and Scott. They parted ways but remained friends.

Jaysen loved to spend his free time on the golf course, snowmobiling and hunting. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his father, Donald J. Salo, Aimee (Sandra) Bloom; sister, Michelle Haddad; and his nephew, Matthew Marshall.

Surviving are his sons, Christopher Salo of Hubbell, Scott Salo of Pulaski, Wisconsin; his sister, Jennifer (Jon) Marshall of Chassell; and nephew, Zachariah Mills of Chassell; along with many friends.

A memorial service for Jaysen will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017, at the Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Home of Hancock with Rev. John Autio to officiate.

Friends may call on Monday, March 6, 2017, from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

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The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the arrangements.