Charles R Slavena, age 89, of Dyer, passed away Saturday. February 6, 2021. He is survived by his daughters Karen and Diane Ferree; grand daughters Sarah (Eli) Hodapp, Emily (Chris) Humphrey, Rachel (Jonathan) Lucas, and Katie Ferree; great granddaughters Annabelle, Dakota, and Viola; brother Bill (Joanne) Slavena; and sister-in-law Judy Slavena. He was preceded in death by his wife Pat Slavena, brother John Slavena, and son-in-law Mike Ferree.
Visitation will be held at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 8580 Wicker Ave in St. John, on Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 2-6 pm. Burial will be private.
Charles was a Veteran of the US Army and worked as an electrician for Inland Steel. He enjoyed tinkering in the garage and could fix anything that was broken. He loved to travel with his wife and was able to visit Alaska, Egypt, and Germany. Karen would like to thank all the caregivers from Senior Helpers for their compassion and help while taking care of Charles.
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