Robert J Slanker
December 1, 1929 – January 10, 2021
Robert J. Slanker passed away on January 10, 2021 in Lansing, MI, at the age of 91. He was born on December 1, 1929 to Raymond and Martha (Krieger) Slanker in St. Joseph, MI. After graduating from Fowlerville High School, Bob served in the Armed Forces. He worked in construction for more than 45 years before retiring to Farwell, MI. Bob loved to garden, hunt and fish. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Diana (Maleitzke) and his daughters Teresa Spalding (Chris) and Karla Stone (Tony). He was the beloved grandfather to Jack, Austin, Conner, Danika, Shelby, and Jacob and five great-granddaughters. He is also survived by his brother Darrel Slanker (Dee) and his sister Lynn Ohrt (John). He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Karl and his sisters Elaine, Karen, and Diane.
A memorial service celebrating Bob’s life will be held later this year.