Born 10-16-1925 -- Died 12-12-2003
Zane Lowell Sloan, 78, of Salem, son of the late Orno Raymond and Annie Hixon Sloan was born Oct. 16, 1925, in Caulfield, Mo. He died Dec. 12, 2003, at Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as a technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Kazuko Sloan of Salem; two sons -- Raymond Dewayne Sloan and wife, Kathy, of Lebanon, Mo., and Robert Wayne Sloan of Florida; a daughter, Linda Sue Ryan of Austin, Texas; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Gordon Sloan; three sisters -- Doris Roberts, Chancey Mayshark and Dorothy West.
A memorial service was held Dec. 17 at Barker Funeral Home Chapel with arrangements by Barker Funeral Home.