Barbara Arlene “Barb” Slater, 88, Claypool, passed away Sept. 19, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born Aug. 12, 1933, in Kosciusko County, Barb was the daughter of the late Talman Gerald and Thelma Eileen (Secrist) DeLaughter.
Barb married Harold G. Slater on May 26, 1951.
The loving memory of Barbara Arlene “Barb” Slater will be forever cherished by her sons, Kim (Kathy) Slater, South Whitley; and Kent (Jo Ellen) Slater and Kris (Jill) Slater, both of Claypool; daughters-in-law, Pamela Slater, Elkhart; and Cindy Slater, Warsaw; brothers, Darwin DeLaughter, North Manchester; and Talman (Kelly) DeLaughter Jr., Bettendorf, Iowa; sisters: Connie (Joe) Gottschalk, Columbia City; and Janice Gerardot, Claypool; brother-in-law, Richard Maroney, Angola; sixteen grandchildren and twenty-four great-grandchildren.
McKee Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.