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Mark Frederick Slaten

August 14, 1947 September 30, 2019
Mark Frederick Slaten
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Obituary for Mark Frederick Slaten

Mark Frederick Slaten, 72, of Lakeland, Florida (formerly of Lapeer and St. Clair Shores), died Monday, September 30, 2019.

Mark was born August 14, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan to John and Louise (Mueller) Slaten. He graduated from Lakeview High School, class of 1965. Shortly after graduation Mark enlisted in the US Army and served his country proudly for six years during the Vietnam War, and several years in the Army Reserves. Mark married Geraldine “Gerie” Pielack on August 8, 1969 in St. Clair Shores. He went on to work for GTE (aka, Verizon) for 38 years, retiring in 2009. He was a long-term and active member at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lapeer. Mark loved reading and loved his grandchildren and loved reading to his grandchildren.

Mark is survived by his wife, Gerie Slaten; children: Christopher (Tara) Slaten of Oakland, Michigan and Stephanie (David) Hess of Chesterfield, Michigan; three granddaughters: Calia, Emeri and Sophia; siblings: Tom (Joyce) Slaten of Davison and Barbara (Tim) Hill of Flint. He was preceded in death by his aforementioned parents.

Visitation will be from 10-11AM Friday, October 11, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 90 Millville Road, Lapeer, Michigan 48446. Mark’s funeral service will be at 11:00AM Friday, October 11, 2019 at St. Paul. Military honors under the auspices of American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard will immediately follow the funeral service. Burial will be in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 90 Millville Road, Lapeer, Michigan 48446.


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Visitation

Friday

11

Oct

10:00 AM 10/11/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

90 Millville Rd.
Lapeer, MI 48446

St. Paul Lutheran Church
90 Millville Rd. Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

11

Oct

11:00 AM 10/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

90 Millville Rd.
Lapeer, MI 48446

St. Paul Lutheran Church
90 Millville Rd. Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Military Honors

Friday

11

Oct

11:00 AM 10/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

90 Millville Rd.
Lapeer, MI 48446

St. Paul Lutheran Church
90 Millville Rd. Lapeer 48446 MI
United States
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