Loretta M. Slater

Monday, March 30, 2020

Loretta M. Slater, 88, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle after an extended illness.

She was born in Brazil, Ind., on Aug. 10, 1931 to the late Forrest and Mayme (Killion) Johnson.

Loretta attended Brazil High School, and worked for many employers in the area, including Columbia Records and Mallory’s, as well as several healthcare facilities and home healthcare.

Loretta was a workaholic who was known for her cooking, complaining and her colorful personality.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Forrest Jr., Bernard and Robert Lee Johnson; her sister, Mary Ruth Cox; and her grandson, Jordon Slater.

Survivors include two sons, Tim (Lisa) Slater and Tony Slater, both of Brazil; a daughter, Cindy (Dan) Pflueger, Brazil; grandchildren Chris (Cindy) Pflueger, Andy (Anna) Pflueger , Anthony J. Slater Jr., Gregory (Megan) Carter, Tairyn (Brent) Starr and Timothy J. (Amber) Slater II; a sister-in-law, Betty Johnson, Brazil; great-grandchildren, Kade, Kenzie, Millie, Jay-lyn, Stacey, Gregory, Hailey, Colton, Peyton, Piper, Paige and Daniel; several nieces, nephews and other extended family.

Moore Funeral Home, Brazil, was entrusted with Loretta’s cremation arrangements.

A graveside service will be held at Croy’s Creek Cemetery at a later date.

Online condolences for her family are encouraged to be left at www.moorefuneralhomes.com.