As received from the Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes:
William H. Sleeman, 78, a resident of Chassell, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 at his home with his family by his side.
He was born on March 11, 1941, in Trimountain, MI a son of the late Henry and Lillian (Spiegal) Sleeman. William was raised in Trimountain and was a graduate from the Jeffers High School.
On November 25, 1957, he was united in marriage to the former Annette Hongisto. The couple had moved to the Detroit area for a short time before moving to make their home in the Chassell area to raise their family.
Mr. Sleeman had worked as a welder for various manufacturing companies in the area until retiring at a early age due to health problems.
William was a member of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Houghton. He enjoyed hunting and fishing while a young man.
Preceding him in death were his son Darrell and his parents.
His wife: Annette Sleeman of Chassell
His children: William (Vicky) Sleeman of Chassell
Larry (Lynn) Sleeman of the Hancock Canal
Marcy (Del) Rajala of Mohawk
Dan (Judy) Sleeman of Houghton, MI
15 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren
Robert Sleeman of Trimountian
Edith (Joe) Gourd of Illinois
Paul Sleeman of South Range
David (Lori) Sleeman of Trimountain
Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins
Funeral services for William will be held 2 pm today Tuesday January 14, 2020, at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Houghton with Joe Eskola to officiate. Spring burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery of Houghton.
Friends may call on Tuesday January 14, 2020, from 12 noon until time of services at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Houghton.