Helen and Deane Slater celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Helen and Deane Slater of Monmouth, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary, Sept. 19. Helen J. Nelson and M. Deane Slater were married Sept. 19, 1943 at Fairview Center United Brethren Church by Dr. M. B. Leach. Their attendants were Marilyn (Bob) Roney and the late, Eugene Miller, both of Monmouth. Both are graduates of Monmouth High School in classes of ‘42 and ‘43 and are retired from farming.

They are the parents of six children: Bob (Pam) Slater of Bridgeville, Del.; Connie Lea Slater, deceased; Bill Slater (Karen Remick) of Oquawka; Bonnie (Bob) Teske of Dunlap; Becky (Jim) Moore of Monmouth, and Betty (John) Frost of Aledo.

Also 12 grandchildren: Cynthia (Kevin) Glisan; Jim (Tammy) Slater; Patty (Mike) Procino; Brandon Slater; Julie (Ronnie) Seitz; Bill (Jennifer) Slater; Nici (Mike) Jones; Kelli Winbigler; Megan Moore; John (Chris) Frost; Dustin (Kristi) Frost; and Britni (Justin) Ewing; 21 great-grandchildren: Emily, Erin, Joey, Jackie, Chelsey, Jacob, Jena, Haley, Hunter, Alex, Marke, Payton, Bella, Beau, Lyla, Mallory, Slater, Codie, Simon, Seth and Oen.

They plan to celebrate with family.