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Bob Slater

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WASHINGTON - Robert W. "Bob" Slater, 81, a lifelong resident of Washington, Ill, died at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born on Jan. 13, 1933, in Peoria, Ill., to Walter A. and Estelle Dinquel Slater, he married Gene Holly on May 16, 1952. She preceded him in death on April 2, 2011.

Surviving are four children, Jackie Gustavson, Buck (Cindy) Slater, Susan (Jeff) Birkel and Patti Heavrin; one sister, Bettie Jane (Ray) Hoff; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Bob owned Sunnyland Barber Shop for over 50 years. He also was a Marine Corps veteran.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2014, at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery in Washington.

Bob's memorial website may be found at www.deitersfuneralhome.com, where condolences may also be sent to the family.

Published in Peoria Journal Star from June 21 to June 22, 2014
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