OBITUARY

Robert Bob A Slater

March 15, 1932September 3, 2011

Robert (Bob) A. Slater, 79, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at the family home. Visitation will be Saturday, September 10, 2011 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, with funeral mass to follow at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Bob is survived by his wife of 56 years, Stella M. Slater; his children, Roxann and Jim Debrecht, of Lenexa, Kansas, Kirk Slater of Topeka, Kansas, and Lisa and David Reardon, of Olathe, Kansas. Bob is also survived by seven grandchildren, Metra and Doug Holz, Sarah Malekyar, Angie Malekyar, Kyle Slater, Nick Reardon, Ryan and Tyler Debrecht; as well as, two great-grandchildren, Sophia Holz, and Aiden Holz. Bob is also survived by his sister, Patricia Brown; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Bob and Mary Ann Dercher, and Jack and Phyllis Loun, and many nieces and nephews. Bob was a graduate of De La Salle High School and attended Kansas City Kansas Community College. Bob owned Slater Printing for over fifty years and belonged to the Graphic Arts Union. Bob was a long-time member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, and was active in CYO Sports. Bob was also an active Coach and Sponsor of youth sports through the Wyandotte and Johnson County Youth Sports Associations. Bob was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, and will be missed by everyone that his life touched. In lieu of flowers, the family has set up an account for Bob's grandson, Nicholas J. Reardon at Brotherhood Bank and Trust, 17900 W 119th Street, Olathe, KS 66061. Arrangements under the direction of Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 North 94th Street in Kansas City, Kansas (913) 334~3366.

Services

  • Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 10, 2011
  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, September 10, 2011
REMEMBERING

Robert Bob A Slater

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Carmen (Brown)Brunsky

September 10, 2011

Patty...
I'm so sorry to hear about your brother Bob. He is now in heaven with my brother, Al. May God grant you strength to get through this difficult time.

joanne huey

September 9, 2011

Lisa, Mrs. Slater and Family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Mr. Slater coaching our CYO basketball team. He was a great man.
My prayers are with you!
God Bless,
Joanne (Kobe) Huey

September 9, 2011

Lisa, Mrs. Slater and Family,

I am so sorry to for your loss. I have many fond memories of Mr. Slater coaching our CYO basketball team. He was a great man! My prayers are with all of you.
God Bless,
Joanne (Kobe) Huey

David Reardon

September 8, 2011

Bob,
You were the best man that I have ever known. You were like a father to me all these years and I miss your wisdom, love, and guidance.

September 8, 2011

To Kirk Slater , friends,family of Bob Slater,
Kirk, I don't know if you remember me but I used to be in Topeka(til 2002) and am now in Lenexa at Westchester where your dad resided. I'm very sorry for your loss. I did not know him well but met him at one of the meetings of Westchester.I lost my sis this past yr(in Topeka) and it is very difficult. Altho, we have lost touch,I want you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Lee Vandenbos

September 8, 2011

To Stella and Family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are prayers are with you always.
Beth (Sanders) Pierson

Beth (Sanders) Pierson

September 8, 2011

To Stella and Family,
I am so sorry to of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you always.
Beth (Sanders) Pierson

FROM THE FAMILY