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Alma Sloan


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Posted Online: April 21, 2013, 8:39 pm
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Alma E. Sloan, 88, of Matherville, died on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Avonlea Cottages, Milan.
Services for Mrs. Sloan will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Milan. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Burial will be at Farlow Grove Cemetery, Matherville. Memorials may be made to St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Milan, or to Avonlea Cottages, Milan.
Alma was born on Aug. 5, 1924, in Waucoma, Iowa, a daughter of Edwin and Ruth Reierson Watne. She married William "Sam" Sloan on Aug. 18, 1946, in Davenport. He preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 2003.
Alma was a homemaker. Her memberships included St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Milan.
Survivors include her children, John Sloan, Eldridge, Lori (Terry) Stock, Blue Grass, and Samuel "Chip" (Vicki) Sloan, Davenport; grandchildren, Jeff (Cindy) Fisher, Kelly Fisher, Tara (Jerry) Pratt, Richell Stock, Jacob Stock, Jesse Stock (fiancee, Ann Johnson), Katie Sloan and Samantha Sloan; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Shirley (Richard) Child, Matherville.
Alma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William "Sam" Sloan; a daughter, Sandy Fisher; and a brother, Francis Watne.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.














 



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