William "Bill" Slough
- April 6, 1938 - August 31, 2012
- Blanchard, Iowa
of William's Passing
- Memorials may be directed to the College Springs Presbyterian Church, Nishna Productions or to the College Springs Rescue.
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“Judy,Mark,Debbie & Laurie, I want to extend my deepest heartfelt sympathy during this difficult time . I will never forget the time that I showed up...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Richard & marcia Wagaman - IA
“Laurie and family,
My deepest sympathy is sent your way. Cherish the memories of your dad and grandpa; those memories will help ease the pain. ...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Shannon and Trey Athen
“Prayers for all of the family and friends. Thinking of you.
3 of 18 | Posted by: Ann Lovett
“Dear Judy and family,
Our prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Bill was one of my favorite people. He always had a smile and a...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Carissa Holton
We are very sorry for your loss. I have many great childhood memories of your farm and of course of Bill. He seemed to always be having...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin Blair - Corcoran, MN
“I am so sorry to hear of Bill"s passing, I have many grand memories of him, you, the kids and extended family.. He grew up to be so full of God's...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Ila June McIntosh - Ridgeway, MO
“Judy and family
So sorry for your loss you are in our prayers. Hope to see you next time we are in the area...Anything we can do please let us know...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Joyce Miller Rutherford - Tyler, TX
“Dear Judy and Family,
Our prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Larry talks so fondly about fun trips with Bill when they were young...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Larry and Sharon Blair - MN
“Bill Slough was a great guy! His passing will leave a void for all of us who have known him for most of our lives. He was vibrant and kind and his...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Dennis and Bonnie Geer - NM
“Judy and families, My heart goes out to you all at this time.God bless you all. With sympathy and love, Paulette
10 of 18 | Posted by: Paulette Engstrand Parrott - AZ
“Judy and family - my thoughts are with you and your family at this time..
11 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy Collins - Farragut, IA
“Judy, Mark and family you truly have my deepest heartfelt condolences.
I was truly absolutely floored by this news when Becky told me this today at...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Tom Geer - Red Oak, IA - uncle
“Our thoughts are with you during your time of sorrow. Over time as your grief diminishes your special memories of a husband, father, grandfather and...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Curtis Graham
“Judy and family, Our heaart goes out to you at this very sad time. Remember all the good times and cherish them. You have our deepest sympathy.
14 of 18 | Posted by: Janet & Everett Tribolet - IA
“My sincere sympathy to you and your family.
15 of 18 | Posted by: Sherry Hambsch - Shenandoah, IA
“I want to express my deepest sympathy to all the family. I was so sorry to hear the sad news. Bill was a great guy. I enjoyed his light-hearted...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Gail Pennebaker - Elmo, MO
“Memories - Let them fill your mind, warm your heart and lead you through.
Sincere sympathy to all the family. ElainehP
17 of 18 | Posted by: Elaine Kenagy Cobb - Friend
“To the Slough and McClarnon families,
Our family will keep your families in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathies to you and yours.
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18 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy, Todd, Marcus & Kyle Mackey - IA
Funeral services for Bill Slough, age 74, of Blanchard, Iowa, who entered into peace Friday, August 31, 2012 at Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at the College Springs Presbyterian Church with Reverend James Crapson officiating. Visitation with the family will be held 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, September 4 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa. Private burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery, College Springs, Iowa at a later date. Memorials may be directed to College Springs Presbyterian Church, Nishna Productions or to the College Springs Rescue. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on our website at, www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Clarinda, Iowa.
William Roy Slough, 74, a life long resident of rural Blanchard, Iowa, died Friday, August 31, 2012, at the Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. He was born April 6, 1938, near Elmo, Missouri, to William Slough and Elizabeth (McIntosh) Slough. Bill grew up in the rural Blanchard area. He was a 1956 graduate of Amity High School, College Springs, Iowa. On July 27, 1959, Bill was united in marriage to Judith Elaine Geer at the College Springs Presbyterian church. They were blessed with three children, Vickie, Mark and Laurie.
Bill and Judy and family owned and operated a large dairy farm for forty four years in rural College Springs. After he retired from the dairy, Bill remained an active farmer and started a cow/calve operation. Bill and Judy enjoyed traveling to Branson and with their camper took trips to Wyoming and to the Iowa State Fair. Bill was a life long, active member of the Presbyterian Church, College Springs, Iowa.
Preceding Bill in death were his parents, William and Elizabeth Slough and his parents-in-law, Leonard and Darlene Geer.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Judith Slough of Blanchard, Iowa; daughter, Vickie Slough of Shenandoah, Iowa; son, Mark Slough and wife Debbie of Blanchard; daughter, Laurie McClarnon and husband Darin of Blanchard; five grandchildren, Tyler and Korey Slough and Kristin, Kysa and Kelsie McClarnon; sister, Louise Jones and husband Robert of Florida; brother, James Slough and wife Dee of Clarinda; nieces; nephews and many friends.
Bill will be greatly missed as a husband, father, grandfather and friend;
his memory will live on in their hearts.
May God grant comfort and peace to those who mourn his passing.