Eileen B. Slaby, 84, Algoma, passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at home.
She was born August 25,1937 in Algoma, the daughter of Henry and Emma (Beard) Zimmerman. She attended Algoma Elementary School and Algoma High School graduating in 1955. After high school she attended Beauty College in Green Bay. She worked at the Flora Lee Shoppe in Algoma for several years before and after her marriage.
On September 13, 1958, she married James L. Slaby at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Algoma. Together they raised four sons, James, David, Mark and John.
Eileen was an avid golfer, having memberships at both Alaska and Northbrook for many years. She enjoyed traveling to Florida with Jim on many golfing vacations.
She was a member of the Algoma Garden Club and she enjoyed gardening at home and at her son John's home. Eileen was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, St. Paul's Quilting Group, St. Paul's Ladies Aid, Altar Guild and enjoyed going to the WELS missionary society conventions over the years. She always had a strong faith in God.
Eileen is survived by her four sons, James; David (Sigrid), and their children Sam (Lindsey) and Nate (Lyanne); John (Michele), and their children Shauna and Sierra all of Algoma and Mark and his children Margo (Calvin), Erik, Benjamin and Annika, Mount Dora, FL.; soon to be great grandson Declan Leo; one sister-in-law Betty Zimmerman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband James, Dec. 25, 1997, two sisters Gertrude Heuer and Margaret (Gerald) Kramer, two brothers Reiny (Arlane) Zimmerman and Russell Zimmerman.
There will be a public visitation, Monday, March 7,2022 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma with a prayer service at 6:30 PM and then after 9:30 AM Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Algoma until the time of services at 11:00 AM with Rev. Joel McKinney and Rev. John Moll officiating. Burial in the Evergreen Cemetery, Algoma.
Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Eileen may be shared with her family through her tribute page at www.schinderlefuneralhome.com.
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