January 13, 1928 – September 9, 2021
George Sloat, age 93, formerly of Livonia, Michigan passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021. George was born January 13, 1928 in Ferndale, to Lawrence and Ella Sloat, one of their seven children. After high school, George joined the U.S. Army where he served honorably in the European theatre of operations. In his working life, George was a carpenter in the Tool & Die Industry for Art Friend Construction, later known as M & R Construction. He met and married Caroline Moritz and together they raised their son and daughter in Livonia. George and his father, mother and other family liked to deer hunt in the Harrison and Rose City area, camping in a garrison tent! Water was collected from Wolf's Creek for the coffee, drinking water and bathing uses.
George is survived by his wife of 67 years, Caroline; son, Steven (Linda) Sloat; daughter, Sally (Fred) Gerdom; grandson, Andrew (Ruth) Sloat; granddaughter, Erin Sloat; step-granddaughters, Samantha (Scott) Baker) and Stephanie (John) Tomasoski; great-granddaughters, Alana and Addison and great-grandsons, Devon and Leo Tomasoski.
Interment will be at a future date with Army honors at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan
Memorial donations in memory of George Sloat may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256. (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).
Please share a memory of George or condolences with his family at his online guest book below.
- Wounded Warrior Project
Burial with Honors at a later time.