In memory of
Tressie M. Slopsema
Tressie M. Slopsema Tressie M. (Workman) Slopsema, 89, of Lafayette, died of natural causes in her home on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:55 am. Tressie was born in Tippecanoe County on April 11, 1927, the daughter of Menno and Anna (Goris) Workman. She was a lifelong Tippecanoe County resident. On September 1, 1950 she married Harry E. Slopsema in the Lafayette Christian Reformed Church. He preceded her in death on September 19, 1963. After graduating from Shadeland High School in 1945, Tressie worked for several years at Lafayette Life until becoming a full time wife, mother and homemaker. She worked at Centralab in West Lafayette from 1968 until 1989, retiring when the factory closed. She was a lifetime member of the Lafayette Christian Reformed Church. Tressie is survived by a daughter, Joyce Slopsema of Lafayette. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Frederick M. Workman. Also surviving is a nephew. Visitation will be from 1-2 pm until the time of the service at 2 pm on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Hippensteel Funeral Home with Pastors Mark and Ashley Bonnes officiating. Burial will follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens in West Lafayette. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Lafayette Christian Reformed Church or the Lafayette Christian School. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com
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