Wayne Slaughter (79) of Marion passed away on May 16, 2020 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha. A private service will be at Cedar Memorial with burial in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Wayne Edward Slaughter was born January 2, 1941 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Carmie and Phyllis (Boyd) Slaughter. Before retiring he worked for Action Service and Wilson Meat Packing. Wayne was a man of few words but some of our favorite sayings are “crazy”, “woof”, and “right back at ya”. His children will always remember him as a kind and compassionate father. He will be missed dearly.
Those left to honor Wayne’s memory his significant other of 30 years Wanda Renken; 5 children Terry (Ranae) Slaughter of El Reno, Oklahoma, Tamera (Roy) Elledge of Moore Oklahoma, Tracy (Mark) Murphy, Tonja (Marty Cable) Slaughter, and Tom (Bobbie) Slaughter all of Cedar Rapids, step-son Dale Renken (Marlys), step daughter Shannon Santee; 14 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Charles Slaughter, a grandson Jonathan Kelly Slaughter, and a step-son Daryl Renken.
The family would like to personally thank Hallmar and Oldorf Hospice House for their care and compassion.