Friday, July 9, 2021 1:51 PM
Stephen L. “Steve” Shlater, Sr., 73, of Markle, IN, died Monday, July 5, 2021, at his residence.Mr. Shlater served in the U. S. Army and Army National Guard. He had worked at the Eldorado Speedway. He also worked as a welder at General Electric for several years as well as Wayne Metals. He was born on Sept. 3, 1947, in Wolf Lake, to Robert and Betty Weigold Shlater. Survivors include two sons, Stephen (Paige) Shlater, Jr. of Fort Wayne, and Scott Shlater, of Huntertown; two brothers, Robert (Karen) Shlater, of Huntington, and James Shlater, of Fort Wayne; a sister, Sondra Shlater, of Churubusco; two grandsons, Zachary (Katie) Shlater and Ethan Shlater; and two great-granddaughters. There will be no services. Myers Funeral Home, Markle, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.
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