Salveson, Dr. John Barth recently of Bloomington, MN passed away peacefully on September 21 after a yearlong battle with a rare form of cancer. He was the Organist and Choir Director of several Lutheran and Catholic churches in the Fargo and Twin Cities area. He was born in Polson, MT son of Rev. Jerry and Joan Salveson. He attended Oak Grove High School and Concordia College in the Fargo area. He pursued his passion for music ministry in the Twin Cities for most of his career. He graduated with a Doctorate in Organ Performance and Choral Conducting from the University of Minnesota in 2012. He most recently served at Christ the King Lutheran in Bloomington and lastly at First Presbyterian Church of Greensburg, PA. He is survived by his husband, Robert Moen; sisters Deb Magnuson and Carmen Long and Donald and Karen Moen. Celebration of John's life will be Tuesday, September 27, 2 PM with a gathering of friends and family 1 hr. before at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 3045 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis. Interment Grenora City Cemetery, Grenora, ND. Washburn-McReavy.com Davies Chapel 612-377-2203
Dr. John Barth Salveson
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