Garden Chapel

Arthur J. Slings

April 4, 2008
Pella, Iowa

1:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Pella, Iowa

4:00 - 8:00 P.M. Monday, April 7, 2008
with family present 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Pella, Iowa

Art Slings Memorial

In Memory Of

Arthur J. Slings
Pella, Iowa
(Age 78)

May 8, 1929 - April 4, 2008

Arthur James Slings, son of Bert and Jennie De Jong Slings, was born May 8, 1929 near Leighton, Iowa. He passed away on Friday evening, April 4, 2008 at the Pella Regional Health Center. He was a current resident at Jefferson Place.

Art received his education in the Beacon Schools where he completed the eighth grade.

On June 30, 1950 Art was united in marriage with Hattie Ver Woert in Pella, Iowa. To this union four children were born: Rod, Bryan, Rhonda, and Beth Ann. The family lived in the Newton and Colfax area for a number of years. Hattie passed away on May 8, 1974 at the age of forty-three.

Art was the proud owner and breeder of English Pointer hunting dogs. He also enjoyed buying and selling boats, and loved fishing and hunting. His previous employment included: Rock Island Motor Freight Company, Merchants Transfer of Newton, and the City of Colfax.

He was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Newton, the Newton Blue Jay's, the Newton Auxiliary Police Force, and the Teamsters organization.

Those left to cherish his memory are: his two sons: Rod Slings and his wife Pam of Waukee, Iowa, Bryan "Pete" Slings and his wife Debbie of Newton, Iowa; two daughters: Rhonda Morris and her husband Kurt of Brooklyn, Iowa, and Beth Clymer and her husband John of Prairie City, Iowa; seven grandchildren: Shelby Greenslade and her husband Nick, Natasha Morris, Chelse Wogan, Jake Clymer, Lucas Morris, Jordan Morris, and Brian Clymer; two great-grandchildren: Cooper Ryan Greenslade and Kelsey Anne Greenslade; his four sisters: Minnie Houk of Oskaloosa, Jenella Stull of Sigourney, Edna Boender of Pella, Marilyn Van Wyk of Oskaloosa and sister-in-law, Marion Slings.

Preceding him in death: his parents, Bert and Jennie Slings; his wife, Hattie; brother, Hubert Slings; and daughter, Arlene Slings.

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