Harry D. Slawter, 63 |
Oct. 20, 1951 -- Nov. 16, 2014
Harry D. Slawter, 63 of Grafton, Wisconsin, died Sunday Nov. 16, 2014.
Harry was born on Oct. 20, 1951, in Pomeroy, Ohio, to Hiram and Cody (Whetherholt) Slawter.
Harry was united in marriage to Rhea (Mora) Slawter on June 16, 1971.
Harry received a Bachelor of Science degree in agronomy from Ohio State University in 1971.
Harry worked for the Natural Resource Conservation Service his entire career. He worked and lived in Ohio, Maine, Illinois, Wisconsin, Utah and Washington, D.C., where he ended his career as a senior executive leader with NRCS. Among his many accomplishments, he received the prestigious Norman A. Berg Conservation Legacy Award in 2010. While Harry enjoyed hunting, sports and the outdoors, his primary love in life was his family. He is survived by his loving wife, Rhea; daughters; Amy (Gene) Kenny and Lisa (Jeremy) Volkening; grandchildren; Evelyn Kenny, Charlie Kenny, Sylvia Kenny, Cora Volkening and Ellen Volkening. A memorial service will be held Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Community United Methodist Church W68 N563 Evergreen Blvd. Cedarburg.
Family will receive friends after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to The ALS Association Wisconsin Chapter. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com.