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“Great man! Loved working with Jeff at Wolohans! ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Wayne Burgess - Dixon

“Jake I was so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. If you need or want anything I am just a text or a phone call...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Debby Hughes - Rock Falls, IL

“Rest In Peace Young Man! You were always a friend! ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Wayne Burgess - Dixon, IL

“Jeff was an amazingly kind, soft-spoken man with a genuinely kind heart. He will be missed by so many. My thoughts and prayers go out to Jake and the...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Jennifer Hansen - Owatonna, MN


Jeffery L. Slater, 56 died Friday July 30, 2021 at his home.

He was born on April 3, 1965 in Spring Valley, IL the son of Gerald and Wilma (Thone) Slater. He had attended local school. He married Jacob B. Tucker on November 4, 2010 in Dubuque, IA. Jeff had begun his working career in sales at Sears in Sterling; Woolworth in Sterling; Wolohan Lumber in Sterling; Allen Lumber in Princeton; Blackhawk Lumber in Morrison and lastly at the Lion's Den in Atkinson.

Survivors include his husband Jacob; his brothers: Ken Slater (Tom Jennings) of Avon, IL, Jason Slater of Cordova, IL and Jeremy Slater of Bartlett, TN; his sister Kelli (Joe) Larkin of Rock Falls; his beloved dogs Lucy and Boom Boom; and his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Thursday August 5, 2021 from 9 AM – 10:30 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. Followed by a memorial service at 10:30 AM with the Reverend Rachel Cocar officiating.

Memorials may be made in his memory to Friends of Strays, Inc in Princeton.