INDEPENDENCE - Irene Slaughter, 94, of Independence, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at ACBM Rehab. Independence – West. She was born July 4, 1918, in Sumner Township of Buchanan County, Iowa, the daughter of Mert and Hattie (Galland) Boyack. On Nov. 12, 1937, she and Leo Alexander Slaughter were married at the Presbyterian parsonage in Independence; he died in 1993. She is survived by her son, Mercian (Diane) Slaughter of Independence.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at the White Funeral Home in Independence with the Rev. Scott Meador officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence.
Friends may call for visitation from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Published in Oelwein Daily Register on June 5, 2013