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Walter Richard Slaby

January 3, 1935 ~ June 4, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Slaby, Walter Richard

Age 85, of Columbia Township, passed away June 4, 2020 at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home. His is survived by his wife of 62 years; Violet Ann (maiden-Ludwig) Slaby, three children; Elizabeth (Doug) Heath, Theresa Woods and Andrew Slaby (Darlene Reichard) , three grandchildren; Derek (Kelsey) Heath, Adam (Jessica) Woods and Hunter Slaby, great-granddaughter; Harper Grace Woods, several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; Walter R. and Frances C. (maiden-Kulas) Slaby and his great-grandparents who raised him; Frank and Mary Kulas.  A loving husband and father, Walter served the nation in the US Army and was a Master Electrician retiring from Kelsey-Hayes.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman and also devoted a lot of time making his lawn and gardens beautiful.   He was a member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church (10516 Hayes Road, Clark Lake) where a Mass of the Resurrection will be held Monday, June 8, 2020 at 11 am with Father Tom Helfrich, O.S.F.S. officiating.  Interment St. Johns Cemetery, Jackson with graveside Military Honors courtesy of the Jackson County American Legion Ritual Team.   The family will receive friends at the Church one hour prior to service time.  Those attending will be required to wear face masks. Contributions in his memory are directed to the American Cancer Society.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 8, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St Rita Catholic Church
10516 Hayes Road
Clarklake, MI 49234

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
June 8, 2020

11:00 AM
St Rita Catholic Church
10516 Hayes Road
Clarklake, MI 49234

Donations

American Cancer Society
1755 Abbey Road, East Lansing MI 48823
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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