Edward J. Slebir died May 9, 2005. He was born Oct. 20, 1928.
Mr. Slebir was a member of Payson American Legion Post #69. His career path included working for the federal government as a geologist throughout the state of Colorado.
He is survived by step-son, Keith P. Boxberger, and step-daughter, Norma F. Boxberger, both of Cottonwood; sister, Ann Slebir of Sheboygon, Wisc.; close friend, Lupe Mann; and two nieces of Wisc.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie L. Slebir.
He will be missed by family and friends.
Services are pending.