Anna Slouffman
Anna Slouffman
  • October 22, 1918 - November 12, 2017
  • Dayton, Ohio

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Anna (Novotny) Slouffman passed away peacefully at home in Dayton, OH on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the age of 99, surrounded by her loving family.
Anna was born on October 22, 1918 in Dayton, OH to Emil and Anna Novotny. Preceded in death by her father Emil, mother Anna, husband Robert Slouffman, sister Helen Novotny and brother Joseph (Wanda) Novotny. She is survived by three sons, Robert (Carol) Slouffman, Donald (Virginia) Slouffman, John (Pamela) Slouffman, one daughter, Joyce (Michael) Foley, nine grandchildren, Tami (Pat) Tenoever, Angie (Brad) Scheper, D.T. (Heidi) Slouffman, Jeni (Jeremy) Deason, Rob (Tiffany) Slouffman, J.R. (Alicia) Slouffman, Roseann (Matt) Allen, Jonathan (Leslie) Foley, Bobby (Krystal) Foley and 24 great-grandchildren, Sam, Max, Liz, Caroline, Jack, Holly Anne, Cole, Jake, Cara, Abby, Braxton, Lucy, Allie, Josh, Madelyn, Annie, Jack, Emma, James, Austin, Jakob, Hudson, Londyn, Evan and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
She was raised in Dayton and attended Cleveland Elementary, Stivers High School and Miami Jacobs Business College to become an executive secretary. Anna married the love of her life, Robert, on June 26, 1943 and they shared 37 wonderful years of marriage.
She worked at Rike's Paper Co., OK Bakery, Loganknit Co., Wright Field, University of Dayton and was also a Newspaper Branch Counselor for eleven years. Her number one job was being a wonderful mother to her four children, which she considered her most important role throughout her life. She was full of life, love and laughter. Her favorite things were reading, cooking, baking Czech and Slovak pastries, but most of all enjoyed being the matriarch and showering her family with abundant love. Anna was a member of the Allegria of Amigos Sorority, The American Czechoslovakian Club of Dayton and Belmont United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be held at Tobias Funeral Home, Belmont Chapel, 648 Watervliet Ave. from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm on Saturday, November 18, 2017, followed by a funeral service at the funeral home officiated by her grandson, Robert Slouffman at 12:00 pm. Final resting place at Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pink Ribbon Girls, 15 South 2nd St., Tipp City, OH 45371.