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Beverly J. Sladek

November 22, 1933 ~ September 16, 2018 (age 84)

Beverly J. Sladek, 84 of Charlevoix passed away on September 16, 2018 at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey.

Beverly was born on November 22, 1933 in Charlevoix to the late Albert “Mick” and Helen (Shores) Cunningham. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Altar Society.

She drove school bus for Charlevoix Public Schools and enjoyed volunteering to sporting events. Beverly enjoyed bowling, hunting, snowmobiling, softball among other sport. Her love was going camping and traveling. Beverly always put everyone else’s needs before her own especially when it came to her husband, children and grandchildren.

On October 31, 1953 in Charlevoix Beverly married John Sladek who survives. She is also survived by 5 children, Barbara (Paul) Mossner of Manchester, Iowa, James (Rose) Sladek of Butte, Montana, Kathleen Sladek of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Gerald (Lisa) Sladek of Charlevoix, Joseph (Laural) Sladek of Charlevoix; sisters, Sharon Woodbury of Ironton, Janice Farmer of Charlevoix; 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren with twin boys on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Kay Themm; sister-in-law, Rosemary Caposieno.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Charlevoix with Fr. Peter Wigton officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church as well as from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes with the recitation of the rosary beginning at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Mary Catholic Church or St. Mary Catholic School.

Arrangements are being handled by the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Online guestbook at

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