Stephen Robert Slager, 93, of Titusville, FL. passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph.
Stephen was born August 7, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, the only son of the late Stephen M. and Anna (Blink) Slager. On September 14, 1966 Stephen married Maxine Goff. He was a recipient of the Silver Star and Purple Heart from the United States Army during WWII where he was a radio operator. He was a graduate of the University of Miami, and owned and operated Trico Graphics in Chicago, Ill. He was a past Commodore of The Lake Michigan Yacht Club and has been a boater since his teens. Steve loved the high sea adventure of Lake Michigan in summer and high terrain snow skiing in winter. Steve will be remembered for his broad smile and upbeat attitude.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Maxine; son - Harold “Hal” (Carol) Slager of Schererville, IN; daughter - Holly (Les) Morgan of Kingsport, TN; grandchildren - Ryan and Colin Slager, and Hunter Morgan.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, August 25, 2014 at The Episcopal Church of the Mediator, 14280 Red Arrow Highway, Harbert, with Reverend Paula Durren officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of St. Frances, 1250 Grumman Place, Titusville, Florida 32780.
2:00 PM ,Monday, August 25, 2014
Episcopal Church of the Mediator
14280 Red Arrow Highway Harbert, MI 49115