Kenneth Slane
1975 - 2021
BORN
1975
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home
901 N Main St
Chelsea, MI
Slane, Kenneth 1/3/1975 - 11/14/2021 Grass Lake, Michigan Kenneth Michael Slane, age 46, passed away at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson. Ken was born in Ann Arbor, MI to Michael and Beverly Slane. Ken grew up in Chelsea, MI, graduating from Chelsea High School in 1993, where he was actively involved in athletics, particularly baseball and football. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Technology from Eastern Michigan University in 2001 and was employed in that field throughout his career. Ken's daughter, Keira, was the light of his life, and he loved her deeply. He and his brother, Ryan, were strong supporters of one another and loved each other unconditionally. Ken had a large and strong circle of friends that remained close from grade school forward. He loved them all. He was known foremost for his gentle soft-spoken manner, and also his strength, loyalty, willingness to help others, and his humor. Ken is survived by his daughter, Keira Pauley-Slane, his mother, Beverly Slane, and his brother, Ryan Slane. Additional survivors include aunt and uncle, Betty and Alton Howard, uncle, Charles Slane, aunts, Margaret Ball, Sandy Ball Jenkins, Rose Goebel, and Mary Gaken. He is also survived by cousins, Karen Howard (Mark Groll), Betsy Ball (Tony Brown), Shawn (Bill) Mikkelson, Billy (Sarah) Ball, Michael (Kelly) Ball, Michelle (Tom) Baisden, J.C. (Jessie) Goebel, Renee Luke, Matt (Nikki) Gaken, Lindsay Gaken, Eileen Ball, and Keira's mother, Emily Pauley. Ken was preceded in death by his father, Michael Slane, uncles, Robert and Richard Ball, and John Goebel, cousins, Robert Ball Jr., and Matthew McCormick. The family is planning a memorial service in January of 2022. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to his daughter's Educational Fund payable to: Keira Pauley-Slane, Lake Trust Credit Union, 1170 S. Main St., Suite 100, Chelsea, MI 48118.
Published by Ann Arbor News from Nov. 24 to Nov. 28, 2021.
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I met Ken many moons ago thru mutual friends, and always enjoyed talking with him on the occasions we bumped in to one another. Ken was a kind soul and had a giant heart. I´m so sorry to hear of his loss. My thoughts are with his family.
Jennifer
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November 24, 2021
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