Dr. Fred H. Slager September 29, 2016 Dr. Fred H. Slager, 92, died on Thursday, September 29, 2016. in Ft. Myers, Florida. Fred Harshman Slager was born March 3, 1924 to Fred and Anna Talmage Slager. He was raised in Upper Arlington, Ohio and attended Ohio State University. Fred married JoAnne "Jodi" (Gray) Slager on June 6, 1948. He served in the Korean War and eventually moved to Elgin, Illinois to start a medical practice. Dr. Slager practiced medicine in the Elgin area for over 30 years. He served as a Regional President at Presence St. Joseph Hospital and was a state board member of the Illinois Heart Association. Dr. Slager was an avid golfer and in retirement enjoyed visiting family, boating and traveling. He leaves his wife of 68 years, Jodi (Gray) Slager of Florida; his children Diane Slager of California, Fred Slager of Elgin, Deb (Bill) Allen of Colorado, Sandy (Alan) Tiano of Arizona, and Gary (Mary) Slager of Elgin; 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Please consider a donation in Dr. Slager's honor to the Alzheimer's Association ( www.alz.org ).
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