Traci Jo Slater
Traci Jo Slater, 37, died Sunday (July 13, 2003) near McCook.
She was born Sept. 19, 1965, in Cambridge, to Richard Blaine and Alice Marie (Randolph) Hiatt. She graduated from Republican Valley High School in 1984 and attended McCook Community College.
On March 27, 1986, she married Mark Allen Slater. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Slater on September 14, 1998; her mother Alice Smith; grandmother, Mildred Frick; grandparents, Bud and Lorraine Hiatt; and grandfather, Ivan Randolph.
Survivors include her five children, Chance Hiatt, Joshua Slater, Brittany Slater, Thomas Slater and Samantha Ready all of McCook; father, Rich Hiatt of Malaque, Mexico; step-father, Sam Smith of Grand Island; brother, Trever Hiatt and wife, Karen, of Aurora, Colo.; sister, Tammy and husband, Joe Hayden of McCook; and grandmother, Goldie Randolph of Indianola.
Services are Thursday, 2 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Chapel with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Burial will be in Indianola.
Visitation will be today until 5 p.m. and Wednesday 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in her name. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.