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Dale L. Slimmer

Dale “Bud” L. Slimmer, 74, of Sheboygan, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Pine Haven Rehabilitation Center in Sheboygan Falls. Dale was born December 22, 1943 in Sioux Falls, SD to Frank and Sylvia (Conley) Slimmer. He graduated from Sheboygan Falls High School and went on to proudly serve in the US Army.

On July 1, 1967 he was united in marriage to Suzanne Merkel at Trinity Lutheran Church in Howards Grove.

Dale worked in the accounting department for the Piggly Wiggly Corporation. Having a strong faith, he was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. With a love for the outdoors, Dale enjoyed camping and hiking. He enjoyed listening to gospel and bluegrass and singing along to his favorite songs. His family was his pride and joy, spoiling his grandchildren and creating lasting memories with his family was what he loved most of all.

Dale is survived by his wife Suzanne of Sheboygan, children; Michael (Debra) Slimmer of Sheboygan, Amy Janke of Sheboygan, and Brian (Sandra) Slimmer of St. Clair, MO, by his twelve grandchildren; Taylor, Elyse, Parker, and Eden Slimmer, Joel (Meredith) Janke, Collin, Abby, and Jackson Janke, Nathanial, Nicholas, Kyra Slimmer and Nathan Morris, and his first great-grandchild is on the way. He is further survived by his siblings; Larry (Ann) Slimmer of School Hill, Joy Slimmer of Sheboygan Falls, and Jill (Andy) Velez of Brighton, MI, sisters-in-law Nancy (Todd) Rakow and Janice (Bill) Karl, and brother -in-law Richard (Becky) Merkel, also by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Ralph “Rick” Slimmer.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 4:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 824 Wisconsin Ave., Sheboygan, with Pastor John Berg and Pastor Timothy Mech officiating. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Monday, July 30, 2018 from 2:00 PM until the time of service at the CHURCH.

Memorials to the Trinity Lutheran Church Choir Music Fund would be appreciated in Dale’s name.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the office of Dr. Michael Johnson and Theresa Brosnan Schueler NP, the staff at Pine Haven and the staff of the ICU at St. Nicholas Hospital for all their care, comfort and support.

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Services Rendered by: Ballhorn Funeral Chapels

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