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Ellen L. Slezak

Sunday, February 2, 2003

Ellen L. Slezak, 81, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 3, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village.

Born Aug. 18, 1921, in Battle Creek, Mich., she was a customer service representative in the banking industry for many years. She was a member of Strawberry River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include a granddaughter, Tonya Andrews of Black Mountain, N.C.; a grandson, Mike Benike of Middleburg, Fla.; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Steven Slezak; and a daughter, Mary Lehman.

The funeral was Sept. 7 at Tri-County Cherokee Chapel in Highland with burial following at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Arrangements were by the Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland.