Richard A. Salaty age 77, a life long resident of Milwaukee, died July 11, 2022.
Rich was born Aug 8, 1944 to Clement and Irene Salaty. After he graduated Pius High School, he joined the US Army reserve where he became a Crypto Radio Operator and achieved the rank of Specialist . He retired from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, where he had been employed for 38 years.
Rich was devoted father, avid musician. He enjoyed play the accordion, keyboard and piano. He also enjoyed traveling and was a talented musician. From a young age, he would often play in a band with his brother. Later in life. he played at various locations including nursing homes and churches. A spiritual man, he was involved heavily in church activities, including Eucharist minister and assisting several church activities. His favorite music venue in latter years was Branson, Missouri.
Rich is survived by his brother Jerry; sons Mike and Paul (friend Val), nephew Sean, and by many other relatives, and friends.
A Visitation will be held Friday, July 22, 2022 from 9:30-11:00AM at St. Paul’s Church,1720 E. Norwich St. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00AM. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery.