ENNIS - Mary Heather Salo, 32, of Ennis, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, in Gallatin County.
Heather was born Feb. 24, 1970, to Joseph Salo and Mary Peterson in Deer Lodge. Heather attended school at Billings West High. In 1989, she married Ronald Kope, and to this union Jenetta and Shelby were born. Heather was an exquisite homemaker and enjoyed making her home beautiful. She also loved camping in the mountains. Her greatest joy and love were her children.
Heather is survived by her parents, Joseph Salo and Mary Peterson; step-father Harold Peterson; children Jenetta and Shelby; sister Callie (Sam) DeLapp of Billings; brothers John (Kristen) Salo of Billings, Kevin (Shari) Salo of Spokane, Wash., Christopher (Annette) Salo of Billings, Joseph Salo of Sheridan, Wyo., Patrick Salo of Billings, Todd (Mona) Peterson of Billings and Richard Peterson of Billings; ex-husband Ronald Kope of Missoula; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Erich Vogeli. Heather is preceded in death by her brother, Jeffrey Salo.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3595 Monad Rd. Burial will take place at 1 p.m. Monday at the Hill Crest Cemetery in Deer Lodge. Dahl Funeral Chapel of Billings is making the arrangements.