John Wells SLOSSON

Male 1929 - 2017  (87 years)


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  • Name John Wells SLOSSON  [2
    • John Wells Slosson, 87, formerly of Bridgman, of South Haven passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Mishawaka, Ind.


      A private graveside service will be at Ruggles Cemetery, Baroda. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman.

      John was born July 26, 1929, in Benton Harbor, the son of the late Frank and Helen (Wells) Slosson. He is a graduate of Benton Harbor High School, attended Lake Michigan College and Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. John was a partner in the Slossons Party Store in Benton Harbor, as well as other real estate investments. After semi-retiring, he worked at the Hardings in Bridgman until turning 80 years old.


      He is survived by his son, Mark (Mary Healy) Slosson; daughter, Karol Ann Doolin; and their mother, Jeanne Slosson; along with their grandchildren: Scott R. Slosson, Nathan and Michael Doolin; and 10 nieces and nephews.

      John was also preceded in death by his daughters, Debbie and Donna; brothers, Frank Slosson Jr., Charles Slosson; and sisters, Elsie Webber and Hazel Pullins. [1]
    Nickname Jack 
    Born 26 Jul 1929  Benton Harbor, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Living with parents in Benton Harbor, Berrien Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1940  Living with parents in Benton harbor, Berrien Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 15 Jun 2017  Mishawaka, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I75669  Main Tree
    Last Modified 19 May 2018 

    Father Frank Marshall SLOSSON,   b. 29 Nov 1887, Victory Corners, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1966, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Helen M. WELLS,   b. 20 Aug 1893, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1975, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 18 Jun 1917  Saratoga Springs, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F30577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bobetta Jeanne WEBER 
    Married 26 Jan 1952  Benton Harbor, Berrien Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 19 May 2018 
    Family ID F37849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jeannette Arlene GLASKE,   b. 8 May 1932, Sawyer, Berrien Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 2006, Baroda, Berrien Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1987  [6
    Last Modified 19 May 2018 
    Family ID F37850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jul 1929 - Benton Harbor, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jun 2017 - Mishawaka, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9501] Obituaty Notice for John Wells Slosson.

    2. [S6601] Obituary Notice for Frank Marshall Slosson.

    3. [S04343] 1930 Census Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan.

    4. [S6603] 1940 Census Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan.

    5. [S6971] Ancestry.com: Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952.

    6. [S9502] Ancestry.com: Family Trees - Greg's Family Tree by Gregory Glaske.