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James Garfield Slatter
Birth: Jul. 29, 1881
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1941
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

James Garfield Slatter, was born in Omaha, Nebraska, he died at the age of 60 in Los Angeles, California. He was a loving husband, father and brother.

Son of James Osborne Slatter and Anna Curtis (McGue) Slatter. On August 10, 1910 he married Louise Mary Litchwork. To this union the following children were born: Maxine E., James W., Boyd W., and Beverly J. Slatter. He was a widower for ten years, a second marriage was to Erma Dean.

He is survived by his four children Maxine, James, Boyd, and Beverly. He is also survived by his five siblings and their spouses: sisters Beatrice and husband Fredrick Hards, Nina Slatter, Vera Egnew, brothers Joseph and wife Alice, and Beecher Slatter. His niece Edna Slatter, and nephews Albert Slatter, Wendell Hards, and Walter Egnew.

A memorial service for James Garfield Slatter was held at Armstrong Family Mortuary on Saturday, 30 August 1941, at 2 pm. Cremation at Inglewood Memorial Park.

The following poem is written inside the memorial pamphlet.

     "The Rose Still Grows"
Near a shady wall a rose once grew,
  budded and blossomed in God's free light,
Watered and fed by morning dew,
  shedding its sweetness day and night.

As it grew and blossomed fair and tall,
  slowly rising to loftier height,
It came to a crevice in the wall
  through which there shone a beam of light.

Onward it crept with added strength;
  with never a thought of fear or pride.
followed thru the crevice's length
  and unfolded itself on the other side.

The light, the dew, the broadening view
  were found the same as they were before;
And it lost itself in beauties new,
  breathing its fragrance more and more.

Shall claim of death cause us to grieve
  and make our courage faint or fail?
Nay! Let us faith and hope receive:
  the rose still grows beyond the wall—

Scattering fragrance far and wide.
  just as it did in days of yore,
Just as it did on the other side,
  just as it will forevermore.
Author: A.L. Frink

Bio written by ♥ Roberta 9 December 2010.

Children of James and Louise Mary Slatter,
Maxine E. Slatter King (1914-1998)
James Wendell "Jim" Slatter (1917-1981)
Boyd Whitney Slatter (1921-2007)
Beverly Jane Slatter Leonards (1923-2007)

Family links: 
  Louise Mary Litchwork Slatter (1886 - 1923)
  Maxine E Slatter King (1914 - 1998)*
  Boyd Whitney Slatter (1921 - 2007)*
  Beverly Jane Slatter Leonards (1923 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Created by: Roberta♥
Record added: Dec 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62720693
James Garfield Slatter
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 Added: Dec. 9, 2010
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