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Ira R. SLAGTER

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Ira R. "Ike" Slagter, age, 90, WWII and Korean War US Army Veteran, Prisoner Of War and Purple Heart recipient. Beloved husband of Evelyn G. nee Zeilstra for 68 years; loving father of Ira Jr. (Judy), Robert (Daeng), Sandra (Rev. Carl) Kromminga Jr., and Sheila (William) Olson; cherished grandfather of 14; dearest great-grandfather of 7; dear brother of Dorothy (the late Arend) Overbeek and the late Sydney (the late Nina) Slagter; fond brother-in-law of John (Evelyn) Zeilstra and Donald (Verna) Zeilstra; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Former Vice President of Time Inc. Former Executive Director of the Back to God Hour. Visitation Tuesday, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL 60462. Lying in State Wednesday, from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 11 a.m. at Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church 7059 W. 127th St., Palos Heights, IL 60463. Interment private at Fairmount-Willow Hills Cemetery, Willow Springs, IL. Memorials to Trinity Christian College or Back to God Hour preferred. Express your thoughts and condolences at www.colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Oct. 8, 2012
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