Louanne Slee, 70, of Wabash, Ind.,, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash.
She was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Wabash, to Gilbert and Genevieve (Barnes) Walker. Louanne was a 1961 graduate of Wabash High School. She married Thomas Slee on July 31, 1982, in Wabash; he died June 28, 2006.
Louanne retired from Wabash County Hospital after holding several different positions. She enjoyed working with her flowers, ceramics, taking her dog for a ride on her electric scooter and eating out.
She is survived by a brother: James Walker, Peru, Ind.; sister: Beverley Hiner, Wabash; four step-children: Ron (Wendy) Crist, Denver, Ind.; Jamie Crist, Warsaw, Ind.; Judy (George) Peters, Roann, Ind.; Barbara Mills, Macy, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the funeral hom with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Wabash County Hospital Oncology Department.