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James Slaymaker

November 17, 1943 December 21, 2021
James Slaymaker
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JAMES SLAYMAKER, 78, of Greenview Home, Sterling, IL, died Tuesday, December 21, 2021 in his home.

His memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 27, 2021 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, preceded by a visitation starting at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Luke Schouten, Pastor of Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison, is officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Interment will be at a later date in the Oakridge Cemetery in Albany, IL. A memorial to Self-Help Enterprises in Sterling has been established.

James was born on November 17, 1943 in Morrison, IL, to Delbert and Pearle (Graham) Slaymaker. He attended the Newton Twp. Grade School and graduated from Erie High School in 1962. James worked at Self-Help Enterprises in Sterling, IL for many years. He was a member of Albany United Methodist Church. James was an avid football fan, enjoyed horse racing and he also participated in Special Olympics numerous times. He was a coffee addict, grabbing a cup any chance he could!

Survivors include one sister, Nancy Venhuizen of Morrison; a niece, Kim King, and a nephew, Tom (Amy) Venhuizen, both of Morrison. He is also survived by three great nieces, a great nephew and seven great-great nieces and nephews.

James was preceded in death by his parents; one sister in infancy, Jane Ann Slaymaker; one brother-in-law, Kenneth Venhuizen, and a niece, Virginia Ann Venhuizen.

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Memorial Visitation

Monday

27

Dec

9:30 AM 12/27/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 12/27/2021 10:30:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Monday

27

Dec

10:30 AM 12/27/2021 10:30:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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