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Vivian F. Slater

December 25, 1925 — December 4, 2003

Vivian F. Slater, 77, a lifetime Marshall County resident, living in Inwood for the past ten years, died suddenly of natural causes, in her home, 9885 Hawthorn Rd., Plymouth, at 11:01 a.m., on Thursday, December 4, 2003.

Vivian had a generous and caring spirit who will be missed by family and friends alike.

Born in Bremen on Christmas Day of 1925, Vivian was the daughter of Emory and Christina Baker Leiter. She attended Plymouth schools.

On March 22, 1940, in Plymouth, Vivian and Guy Slater were married. Guy died on December 28, 1994.

A cashier, Vivian worked for many years for the Van Buren Grocery and Miller’s Super Value, Plymouth, retiring in 1995.

She used to love singing at church, enjoyed raising her chickens and watching birds, especially hummingbirds. She had been a member of the Blissville Home Economic Club. Her grandchildren loved her delicious peanut butter cookies. She attended the Inwood United Methodist Church.

Surviving her death is her daughter, Jan M. and John Filson, Plymouth; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A sister, Rosemary and her husband, Lynn, Williams, McAllen, Texas, survives as well.

Her grandchildren are; Jackie and Chris Replogle; JoAnn and Carl Cook; Jeanne and James Davis; Julie and Joe Wohlford; Jeff Morris; Jerry and Denise Morris; Jina Filson; and Justin Filson.

Also surviving is Frank Morris, a son-in-law of Fresno, Calif., and daughter-in-law; Mary Jane Slater of Wakarusa. Preceding Vivian in death are her parents, her husband, a son, James G. Slater, a daughter, Judy K. Morris and a brother, Eugene Leiter.

Friends are invited to join the family for visitation on Sunday, December 7, 2003, from noon to 2 p.m., in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.

Funeral services will follow visitation at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the funeral home.

Burial will be in Tyner Cemetery, Tyner, Ind.

Memorial gifts in Vivian’s memory may be made to the Plymouth Chapter of the American Diabetes Association.
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