Louanne Slee, 70

Louanne Slee, 70, Wabash, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.  She was born Nov. 20, 1942 in Wabash, to Gilbert and Genevieve (Barnes) Walker.

Louanne was a 1961 graduate of Wabash High School. She married Thomas Slee on July 31, 1982 in Wabash; he died June 28, 2006. Louanne retired from Wabash County Hospital after holding several different positions. She enjoyed working with her flowers, ceramics, taking her dog for a ride on her electric scooter, and eating out.

She is survived by her brother, James Walker, Peru; a sister, Beverley Hiner, Wabash; four step-children, Ron (Wendy) Crist, Denver, Jamie Crist, Warsaw, Judy (George) Peters of Roann, Indiana, and Barbara Mills, Macy; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, on Friday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Hospital Oncology Department.

The memorial guest book for Louanne may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Sep 18