|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1915|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 2010|
Ruth (Friesen) Slagenweit, 94, of the Messiah Village, Mechanicsburg, PA, died on Feb. 14, 2010, at the Village. Born Dec. 27, 1915, in Thomas, OK, the daughter of Peter B. and Edna May (Eyster) Friesen. Married Andrew Henry Slagenweit, who died Nov. 22, 2000. She was a member of the Messiah Village Brethren in Christ Church. She was a school teacher in OK and OH, as well as helping her husband in the ministry. She was a graduate of Jabbok HS and South Western State Teachers College, Weatherford, OK. She was an avid quilter in the Messiah Village Quilting Aux.
Surviving are four daughters, Dorcas Engle of Upland, CA, Carol Hendershot of Warfordsburg, PA, Marilyn LeClair of Johnstown, OH, and Mary Alice Willard of Camp Hill, PA; three sisters, Margaret Heist of Indiana, Ester Richwine of Harrisburg, Allyne Isaac of Canada; one brother, Ralph Friesen of CA; eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Friesen.
Friends received 10 - 11 am, Friday, Feb. 19 at Messiah Village, where an 11 am service will be held. Interment in Dry Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Brethren Christ World Mission, P.O. Box 390, Grantham, PA 17027-0390 or the Messiah Village Aux. Arrangements by the S. Gerald Weaver Funeral Home, Woodbury.
Published in Patriot-News on February 16, 2010
Andrew Henry Slagenweit (1916 - 2000)*
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