Joseph (Gene) Slama

Joseph E. (Gene) Slama went to finally meet his mother on December 9, 2020. Born to Joseph and Margaret (Wold) Slama on June 6, 1938. Raised by his grandparents Peter and Elizabeth (Slotvig) Wold. He married his wife Colleen (Thompson) Slama on April 20, 1957.

He was a well-liked, hard working man with jobs including farming, hauling milk, factory, and owned his own car body repair shop. He enjoyed camping and fishing.

He is lovingly survived by his wife, Colleen, one daughter Deb (Tom) King, son Michael (Sheryl) Slama, son David (Shari) Slama, son-in-law Rick Clemens, 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cathy, grandson Chad, and granddaughter Katie.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday October 16th at 1:00 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home 1010 Newton St., Baldwin, WI with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Glenwood City Cemetery.

Services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Baldwin, WI.


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