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Violet Slack, age 65, of Wayland, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Laurels of Sandy Creek in Wayland, MI.  

The daughter of Edwin & Bessie (Moses) Slack, she was born on November 15, 1951 in Kalamazoo. She was raised in Plainwell, Michigan and later resided in Wayland, MI.  

Honoring her wishes cremation will take place.To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Violet’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: www.MichiganCremation.com  

Violet’s life will be celebrated at the Laurels of Sandy Creek for the immediate family and close friends of the Laurels. Graveside service will follow for family. 

Violet loved everyone unconditionally. Violet always had compassion for everyone and enjoyed helping the elderly at the nursing home where she worked early on after graduating from Plainwell High School.  Later in life she also enjoyed working as a social worker at Sylvias Place, for Domestic Violence.

 Violet will be remembered for many things, and one of those is all the different goofy hats she would wear to bring a laughor two and her great wit entertaining everyone and heard from any room in the house.( wink-wink).

Violet was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Bessie (Moses) Slack.  She will be extremely missed by her sisters,  Grace (Slack) and Patrik Nilsson and Jeanine (Slack) and Richard Handy along with 3 step-siblings, Ruth Srackangast and preceded in death were Jay and Verl Simmons. Violet also had several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.

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