Robert John Slack

  • Born: August 28, 1967
  • Died: September 1, 2020
  • Location: Wauconda, Illinois

Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory

591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050

Directors@colonialmchenry.com
Tel. (815) 385-0063

Tribute & Message From The Family


Robert John Slack, age 53, of Wauconda, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at his home.

He was born in Evanston of August 28, 1967, the son of James and Marijane Slack.

Bob graduated from Johnsburg High School in 1985 and went on to study and earn an AAS degree in Horticulture from College of Lake County. He had worked for Rocco Fiore and Sons as landscaping foreman for 23 years. Bob loved working with plants and flowers, being outdoors, fishing and taking long hikes through forest preserves. He was a kind and gentle soul with subtle sense of humor.

He is survived by his daughters Natalie J. and Rachel N. Slack, his former wife Jane Slack; his mother Marijane Johnson; step mother Gayle Slack; as well as his sister Karen (James) Merkelz and nieces Amy and Sara

He was preceded in death by his father James R. Slack

Memorial Visitation will take place on, Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 5 pm to 7 pm at Colonial Funeral Home 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry IL 60050. Memorial Service will begin at 7 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to a charity of your choice.