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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa

GLENN A. SLAYTON

November 24, 1921 - January 6, 2009

Glenn A. SLAYTON, 87, of Mount Ayr, Iowa, and formerly of Guthrie County, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Home in Mount Ayr.

Glenn Arnold Slayton was born November 24, 1921, in Audubon County, Iowa, the son of Lona and Emma Beatrice (CREES) SLAYTON He attended country school near Hamlin, Iowa, and after the 8th grade, moved with his family to Guthrie County, Iowa.

He started working when he was 12 years old helping his parents farm. Before he spent the majority of his life continuing to farm, he also worked at the landfill, hauled for a creamery, hauled livestock in Iowa and the surrounding states, and shelled corn.

Glenn loved horses and everything about them. He belonged to a horse riding club and a thoroughbred racing association.

His enjoyments included hunting, time on the farm, riding his 3-wheeler, spending time with his kids and grandkids and horse races (his favorite horse of all time was Secretariat). His really fun times were spent with his buddies tipping a few beers or having a nip of Tennessee moonshine every now and then. Glenn loved to meet new people and had a heart big enough to help anyone at anytime.

Surviving Glenn is his son, John SLAYTON of Stuart, IA, his daughters, Connie NORGART and her husband Glenn of Fontanelle, IA, Christy NOOK of New Market, IA, and Kelly IRLMEIER of Stuart, IA; his grandchildren, Ryan (Brook) NORGART and Rachel NORGART, John Tyler (Chantal) SLAYTON and Jennifer SLAYTON, Kyle (Kayla) NOOK and Christian NOOK, Jaimie CAMPBELL, Benjamin IRLMEIER, Robert IRLMEIER and Christopher IRLMEIER; his great-granddaughter, Kylie Jo CAMPBELL; his brothers, Dale (Fannie) SLAYTON of Casey, IA, Donald (Betty) SLAYTON of Casey, IA, and Harold (Janet) SLAYTON of Cala, Florida; and his sister, Betty (Milo) SORENSON of Guthrie Center, IA.

Preceding Glenn in death were his parents, Lona & Emma SLAYTON and his sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Wayne LATHERLY.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 10, 2009, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Adair, Iowa. Burial will be in Dalmanutha Cemetery, Casey, Iowa.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m., with family present to greet friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., with a prayer service to follow the visitation, at Hockenberry-Mullen Funeral Home in Adair, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials go to the Casey Library or the Casey Fire Department.

Hockenberry Funeral Home in Adair, Iowa, is in charge of the arrangements.

www.hockenberryfamilycare.com/index.cfm

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2009

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