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Mildred Slater

Mildred Slater
July 22, 1929 - July 4, 2018

Mildred Slater, age 88, died July 4, 2018 at Hamilton Hospital in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Olney, Texas, with Rev. Sean Reeves, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Restland Cemetery in Olney. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.

Mildred was born on July 22, 1929 in Archer County north of Olney, Texas to the late Karl P. Kunkel and Esther I. (Fischer) Kunkel. She graduated from Olney High School in 1946. She married Herbert H. Slater on January 14, 1950. He preceded her in death on January 28, 1960. Mildred had worked at City Gas, Olney ISD and later was the Office Manager at Fort Belknap Electric Coop until her retirement in 1996. She was a member of the St. Luke Lutheran Church where she served as the church historian and held several offices in the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. She was also the Past President of the Restland Cemetery Association and a long-time member and Past Treasurer of the Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two brothers: Melton E. Kunkel and Wilbur J. Kunkel.

Mildred is survived by her three children: Cary Slater, Stephen Slater and wife Cathy, and Susan Kilpatrick and husband Sam all of Olney; seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Mary Alice Kunkel of Terral, Oklahoma.

Memorials may be made to the St. Luke Lutheran Church Music Fund, P.O. Box 626, Olney, Texas 76374.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lunnfuneralhome.com.