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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Obituary - Paul Russell Slater

Paul Russell Slater, age 90, formerly of Pleasanton, Kansas passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021 in Olathe, Kansas. Paul was born the son of John and Ethel Ison Slater on August 15, 1930 at Pleasanton, Kansas. He graduated from Pleasanton High School and married Barbara Thomas on January 9, 1955 in Pleasanton, Kansas to this union three children were born, Rodney, Jane and Jon, they preceded him in death. 

Over the years Paul worked as a coal miner, oil rig worker and operated large drag lines for the mining companies. He enjoyed fishing and going hunting with the Payne's, he also owned a donkey farm, was a very talented woodworker and an avid coffee drinker. Paul was preceded in death by his parents and children. 

He is survived by a sister, Betty Secrest, daughter-in-law, Michelle Slater, eight grandchildren, Rodney, Christopher, Jennifer, Travis, Susan, Samantha, Nicholas and Henry, seven great grandchildren, Luke, Alexandria, Ethan, Jon, Kalub, Taylor and Kyenna,

A Graveside Service will be held at 2 pm, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Online condolences may be left at