Higby Mortuary
Home Staff Pre-Planning Obituaries Upcoming Funerals History Contact Us

Tanner Lee Salmon

Tanner Lee Salmon, age 16, of Aurora, died Thursday, October 27, 2005, at Memorial Hospital in Aurora.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 A.M., Monday, October 31st at the United Methodist Church in Aurora. Rev. Monty Nelson will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 P.M. Sunday at the Methodist Church. Memorials are suggested to the family. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at higbymortuary.com.


Tanner Lee Salmon, the son of Mike and Debra (Luebbe) Salmon, was born in Aurora, Nebraska on February 21, 1989 and died in Aurora, Nebraska on October 27, 2005, at the age of 16.

Tanner lived his entire life in Aurora. He was in the 11th grade at Aurora High School. Tanner struggled with asthma for the last 14 years. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. Tanner loved skateboarding and raced Go-carts since the age of nine. Tanner enjoyed fishing and driving his car, an '87 Buick. He had a great sense of humor and always had a smile on his face.

He had worked for ATI and was currently working at Van Care after school and during the summer.

Tanner was baptized in and a member of Presbyterian U.C.C.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandfathers.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents, Mike and Deb Salmon; sister, Amber Salmon; grandparents, Jim and Martha Salmon and Charles and Charlene Milroy; great-grandmothers, Inez Newman and Thelma Salmon all of Aurora and aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

Share your sympathies and/or favorite memories Messages will be given to the family.