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James R. Sluga
July 26, 1934 - November 16, 2021

James R. Sluga

James R. Sluga
Jul 26, 1934 - Nov 16, 2021

James R. Sluga
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James "Jim" R. Sluga 87, of Yates City, passed away 2:57 p.m., on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at Renaissance Care Center in Canton. Jim was born July 26, 1934, to Hilar William "Bill" and Ida (Elbert) Sluga in Peoria. He married Norma Spencer on July 30, 1955, in Metamora. She preceded him in death on December 31, 2012.
Jim is survived by two children, Jim D. (Melody) Sluga of Elmwood and Kim (Steve) Frakes of Missouri; two grandchildren, Doug Sluga and Christina Frakes; three great-grandchildren, Ella, Ava, and Sophia Shay; and two brothers, Harland (Irene) Sluga and Myron (Delores) Sluga.
Jim is also preceded in death by his parents; and two granddaughters, Melissa Frakes and Amanda Sluga Shay.
Jim worked as a Storage Controller at Caterpillar where he retired from on July 1, 1983. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Elmwood.
A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Elmwood. Burial will follow on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Yates City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to B.Y.E. Ambulance.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com

Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.

Janet Edmonds on Nov 19, 2021

My condolences and prayers to the family, May Our Heavenly Father supply you with courage and strength as needed each day as you grieve the loss of your beloved one. Colossians 1:11

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Elmwood, IL 61529
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702 West Main Street
Elmwood, IL 61529
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