Louanne Slee, 70

Louanne Slee, 70, Wabash, died at 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 17 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, Roann, and Barbara Mills, Macy; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, on Sept. 20, with David Phillips officiating. Burial followed in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Hospital Oncology Department.

The memorial guest book for Louanne may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Sep 24