Sarah Eileen Sletzer, 78 of Zanesville, Muskingum county, Ohio passed away at 3:35 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2009 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.
Sarah was born on May 25, 1931 in Canton, Ohio to the late Fred and Freda Keinth Epler. Sarah was the former head cook for West Muskingum Schools. Sarah loved her family and was a friend to all who knew her.
She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Ralph Sletzer of the home; two wonderful daughters, Susan (Frank) Conaway of Zanesville and Sharon Miller of Glasgow, KY; three grandchildren, Angie (Steve) Miller of Dresden, Ohio Kristy (Scott) Wood of Newark, Ohio Terry (Jody) Nelson of Nashport, Ohio; eight great grandchildren, Erica Elson, Rusty (Lindsey) Wheeler, Nicholas Wood, Krystal Wood, Dylan, Dakota, Derick, and Devin Nelson; one great-great grandson, Conner Wheeler.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Epler.
Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 W. Military Rd., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in The Snouffer Chapel with Pastor Gary Wade officiating.
Burial will follow in Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
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