Date of BirthJuly 10, 1943

Ronald Slavens Obituary

Date of BirthJuly 10, 1943

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Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2016

Ronald Slavens Obituary

from Boston, Indiana, United States

Date of BirthJuly 10, 1943

Ronald Slavens Obituary

Date of BirthJuly 10, 1943

249 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2016

Ronald Slavens Obituary

from Boston, Indiana, United States


Ronald Slavens, 73, Idaville, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. He was born on July 10, 1943, in Lafayette. He was preceded in death by parents, Roy and Hazel Slavens and infant children, Matthew Kent and Diana Renee Slavens.Ron is survived by Carmen, his wife of 44 years; sons, Joshua and Nathan (Courtney) Slavens; grandchildren, Celica (fiancé David), Erika Rose, Jerrin and soon expected great-grandson. Also surviving are brother, Dean (Jan) Slavens; nieces, Tammy and Sonya; great-niece, Tia; great-nephews, Brent, Bradley and Eric; along with aunts and dear cousins.Ron began farming at the age of 16 and was a graduate from Delphi High School in 1961. Ron graduated from Manchester University, receiving his degrees in accounting and economics. With pride he served in the United States Military. Ron was a charter member of the Indianapolis Price Waterhouse office. Returning to Carroll County in 1974, he fulfilled his passion for farming until his death. Ron and Carmen thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of farming, especially the cow/calf herd.He was a member of Lockport Church. Ron taught high school and college-age Sunday school classes and was head usher for many years until his health no longer allowed. Ron was a 4-H leader for 20 years, Twin Lakes School Board Member, served on the Carroll County Farm Bureau Co-op Board, CountryMark Board, Lake o' Lakes Board of Directors as well as the Carroll County Council, 2006 - 2010 and as a Carroll County Commissioner, 2011 - 2012.Ron especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and watching the Boston Red Sox and attending Purdue Women's basketball games.At his request, arrangements by Genda Funeral Home, Reinke Chapel, services are private.Memorial contributions may be given to the Indiana United Methodist Children's Home, P.O. Box 747, Lebanon Ind., 46052.Online condolences can be made by visiting www.gendafuneralhome.com

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