Rev Joseph Warren Sala

Rev Joseph Warren Sala

Birth
Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Death 1 Feb 1957 (aged 77)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Post Falls, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 35551244 · View Source
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Son of Enos Sala and Ellen Sheets.

The Reverend Joseph Warren Sala was a Pastor for the Church of the Brethren for many years. He was ordained in 1914, and preached in Indiana and Michigan where many of his children were born. While pastoring in Gray, Texas, his wife Nancy Ellen (Wise) Sala died in October of 1920 from complications of a Caesaren section while birthing twin boys. He became Pastor and Elder of the Big Creek Church of the Brethren in Cushing, Oklahoma from March 1921 until October 1923. He met and married Grace Donna (Smith) Meek in Cushing, whose husband, Verley Kestler Meek, and previous Pastor for the Big Creek Church of the Brethren, had died in May of 1921. From Cushing, Oklahoma he went to Cabool, Missouri. In 1926 the family was traveling from Missouri to California when the renovated car they were in broke down in Rocky Ford, Colorado. (Think pictures of the Dust Bowl years when folks piled everything they owned in a vehicle! 12 - 13 children, from ages infant to 14 or 15 years old, plus 2 adults all in one renovated car!) They stayed for many years in Rocky Ford. The Reverend Sala and his wife, Grace, with many of their children, moved on to Idaho, and from there to Washington State. Three daughters and one son stayed in Colorado. Reverend Sala joined the Assembly of God in 1936, was ordained and pastored for that Church for the rest of his life. He was a member of the Spokane Assembly of God Church when he passed on.

By his second wife, Grace Donna Smith Meek Sala, his two other children are:

Richard Stanley Sala, b. 23 October 1924 in Cabool, Texas County, Missouri, d. November 1964 in Orange County, California

The Reverend Bonnie Lois Sala, b. 15 November 1927 in Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado, d. 18 October 1998 in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington. Reverend Sala is Buried In: Deer Park. I have been unable to ascertain the cemtery.


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  • Maintained by: Beth in Colorado
  • Originally Created by: Odette
  • Added: 5 Apr 2009
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Joseph Warren Sala (22 Oct 1879–1 Feb 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35551244, citing Pleasant View Cemetery, Post Falls, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Beth in Colorado (contributor 47321605) .