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Robert A. Slater
age 90 of Algonac, MI. died April 28, 2009 in the St. John River District Hospital.  He was born June 9, 1918 in Cobleskill, NY.  He married Marjorie Anna VanAuken on September 4, 1943 in Schnectady, NY. She died January 6, 2005.

Mr. Slater graduated from Texas Tech. in 1945 with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He retired from General Electric in 1962.  He owned and operated the Moravian Hardware Store in Mt. Clemens, MI. from 1965 to 1977 and co-owned the Harmony Hotel in Fair Haven, MI. from 1962 to 1976.  Robert enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, boating and time with his family.

Survived by his daughters Marilyn (John) Macaluso, Susan (Richard) DeLange, and Roberta (Tim) LeRoy.  7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  Predeceased by his brother Emmett.

Memorial service 11:00 AM Saturday May 16, 2009 in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac.  Visitation 9:30 AM until time of service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church. St. Clair, MI. Missions Fund, Mallards Landing, or to the Family Wishes.


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