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Donna C. Slack

Donna passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Wings Home in Allegan.

She was born June 13, 1927 in Plainwell the daughter of Wesley and Julia (Hotchkiss) Stratton. For more than 10 years Donna had worked at Kal-quip. In her spare time she enjoyed ceramics, trips to the casino, playing bingo and watching soap operas.

In 1946 she married Arthur Slack who passed away in 2000.

Surviving are her daughters, Dixie Lounsberry of Gobles and JoAnn (Fred) Copen of Plainwell; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren and her brother, Robert Stratton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, David Slack; grandson, James Copen; great-grandsons Clayton Jr. and Casey Richardson along with 11 siblings.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Burial of ashes will take place at 10:00 A.M., Monday, October 8, 2018 at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell.

Contributions in memory of Donna may be made to the

Wings Home of Allegan.

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Jonette Kent

October 1, 2018 at 3:30 pm

Dixie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during your time of loss. I’m deeply sorry. Cherish the memories and know that she is in good hands.


Jacquie (King) Fillmore

October 1, 2018 at 5:02 pm

JoAnn and Dixie – So sorry for your loss. Will never forget all those years we shared running up and down the road between houses. Your Mom was a great lady. Prayers to all of you.


Carolyn Largent

October 1, 2018 at 6:19 pm

JoAnn and Dixie so sorry to hear about your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family.


Ruby Rogers

October 1, 2018 at 10:33 pm

I’m so sorry to hear of Donna’s passing, I grew up next to her on 13th St. I remember her love for Betty boop and her amazing peanut butter fudge! May the Lord comfort you at this time!


Mike Thomson

October 2, 2018 at 10:12 am

Sorry about your Mom Aunt JoAnn.


Mike Thomson


Sheryl Foster-Todd

October 5, 2018 at 11:58 am

Dixie and family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I will always think of her and may she RIP!



Stella Waller

October 6, 2018 at 10:00 pm

Dixie and family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you go through the difficult days ahead.


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