RICHARD "Dick" SLEISTER
November 3, 1932 – January 3, 2021
Richard “Dick” Sleister
Dick was born to Russell D. and Ethel E. Sleister in Irwin, Iowa, November 3, 1932 joining his brothers; Harold, Donald and Alvin. The family moved to Washington and Dick graduated from Bothell High School in 1951.
He met and married Dianne Glasoe on August 2, 1952. He served in the military at Sandpoint Naval Air Station, Seattle, WA. Having been raised in the construction industry he worked to build his own home in 1955 and lived there for 65 years. In January 1965 Dick became a Milkman with Vitamilk Dairy and loved working there for 48 years. He retired from Vitamilk to raise Dahlias.
Dick was blessed with 3 children; Debbie, Denise and Damon (Wendy) and raised his granddaughter, Nichole as his own. He is also survived by granddaughters; McKenzie and Kailey, as well as great grandsons River Blindheim and Dakota Blindheim.
Dick passed away on January 3, 2021 in Kirkland at the age of 88. He will be missed greatly by his family and friends.
He will be laid to rest privately at Acacia Memorial Park, Seattle, WA.