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John R. Slapke

Obituary for John R. Slapke

July 17, 1951 - May 31, 2017
Odessa, Texas | Age 65


John R. Slapke, age 65, passed away in Odessa, Texas on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. He was born in Chicago on July 17, 1951, the son of Chester and Edith (Cavallo) Slapke. His larger than life personality endeared him to all that knew him. He will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his son, Brett (Heather) Slapke; grandchildren, Blake Slapke, Kade Slapke; siblings, Philip (Susan) Slapke, William (the late Judith) Slapke, Richard (Erica) Slapke, Mary (Michael) Krok; nieces, Kimberly (Adam) Collins, Jessica Slapke, Jennifer Slapke; great-niece, Emma Collins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Edith Slapke.

Memorial Visitation will take place on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 9:00am to 10:00am at Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 Bull Valley Road, McHenry. Funeral mass will begin at 10:00am Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Colonial Funeral Home, McHenry IL. For more information contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063 or visit our website at

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