Celebrating the life of Theodore "Ted" Slimko
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Ted was born on June 21, 1921 in La Salle to Anton and Martha (Wojciehowski) Slimko.
He was a veteran and served in the Civilian Conservation Corps. He enlisted in the United States Air Corps on July 9, 1940. He served until October 1945 attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. He spent 32 months in the European, African, and Middle East theaters with the 1st Fighter Aircraft Assembly Squadron.
He married Virginia Kreiger in St. Patrick’s Church of La Salle on October 11, 1947
He worked for Westclox in Peru for over 30 years as plating specialist
He was a long time member of St. Hyacinth Church, The Catholic War Veterans of La Salle, and severed as a commentator for masses at St. Hyacinth for several years.
Ted is survived by:
1 daughter: Sharon (Mark) Duffy of Naperville IL
2 grandchildren: Kristin and Shawn Duffy both of Chicago
He was preceded in death by:
His wife, Virginia, (2011) 7 brothers, Anthony, Frank, Leo, Stanley, Edward, Raymond and Bernard. 3 sisters , Francis, Cecilia and Angela.
On line condolences may be expressed at www.burgessfh.com
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