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Deloris Mae Sloan, age 72, of Homosassa, Florida, formerly of Belding, passed away Sunday evening, July 27, 2014 at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness, Florida. The daughter of L. Mae (Hubbard) & Temple V. Robinson, Sr., she was born on May 14, 1942 in Belding. A graduate of Belding High School, she married Kenneth M. Sloan on July 22, 1961 in Belding and together they enjoyed 53 years of marriage.

During Ken’s 20 year career with the U.S. Coast Guard, they lived in a number of states and retired to Florida. Deloris was a multi-talented artist and musician, having taught herself to paint and play the organ and also enjoyed landscaping, crocheting, knitting, and quilting. Deloris retired from AT&T where she worked as a telephone operator.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two children, Kenneth Earl Sloan and Christina Marie Sloan.

Surviving are her husband, Kenneth M. Sloan of Homosassa; their children, Kevin & Wanda Sloan of Colorado, Mike & Shawn Sloan of Battle Creek, Stacie & Daryl Uhrbrock of Muskegon, Dion & Lynne Sloan of Kent City, and Christopher Sloan and his fiancée, Becky Sherburne, of Grant; eleven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; six brothers and sisters, Temple & Mary Robinson, Jr. of Belding, Marilyn & Joseph Steward of Ionia, Shirley & Keith Cook of Lowell, Robert & Karen Robinson of Cedar Springs, Jim & Leigh Robinson of Belding, and Dan Robinson; siblings-in-law, Darwin & Paula Sloan of Arizona, Diana Connor of Colorado, and Rick & Vernonne Sloan of California; several aunts and uncles; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation is from 4-7 p.m. on Friday at Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. The Rev. Don Spachman, pastor of the Greenville First United Methodist Church will officiate and committal services will follow at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. Envelopes for memorial contributions to the charity of ones’ choice will be available at the funeral home. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Deloris’ online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:


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  1. Anonymous on July 27, 2014 at 12:00 am


    08/01/2014 –

    Eugene and Diane Rencher

    Eugene and Diane Rencher has sent this Expressions of Sympathy card.

    08/01/2014 –

    Jenny Battjes

    Deloris, you were a very kind and loving lady. You will be missed by so many people. You will always be in our hearts.

    08/01/2014 –

    Rick and Joyce Paepke

    We are very sorry to hear of Deloris’s death. Our thoughts and prayer are with you and the family at this time.

    07/30/2014 –

    John and Carol Erb

    John and I would like to say how sorry we are for your loss, she was a nice Lady, Thoughts and Prayers for all her loved ones.

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