Paul Matthew Slenk, born Aug. 23, 1985, passed away on March 23, 2006.
Mr. Slenk is survived by his father, Joe Slenk, stepmother, Susan Slenk, and stepsister, Alyssa Taylor, all of Payson, his mother Cathy Liska and sister Carmen Slenk of Charleston, S.C. and his grandparents, Joe and Helen Slenk, of Tucson.
Mr. Slenk had lived and worked in Payson since he was 16 years of age. He entered the United States Army on Feb. 15, 2006. A small memorial will be held for his friends in Payson at noon April 18 at Rumsey Park.
A military memorial will be held on May 30 in Tucson.