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Richard V. “Dick” Sletten

Celebration of Life Service: Friday, May 15, 2020, 2:00 PM, Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa. NOTE: The current requirements for social distancing of the Governor’s Public Health Disaster Declaration requirements of the COVID-19 Health Emergency Pandemic remain in effect.

Richard Vernon “Dick” Sletten, 88 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away surrounded by his family on May 11, 2020 at his home. Dick was born August 13, 1931 in Kramer, North Dakota of Richard Martin and Ferna Mae (Korman) Sletten.

Dick was a 1949 graduate of Bottineau High School in North Dakota. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota in 1957. Dick faithfully served his country in the Air Force from 1952-1956. He was united in marriage to Ina Iris Knox on November 9, 1954 in Dunseith, North Dakota. To this union four children were born, Rhonda, Yvonne, Barbara and Kurt.

Dick was a Deputy Finance Officer for Offutt Air Force Base retiring on January 2, 1988. He was a member of the Harvey T. Rimel Post #141 Glenwood American Legion and First Congregational U.C.C. in Glenwood, Iowa. Dick enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.

Preceding Dick in passing were his parents and wife Ina on January 4, 2001. Survivors include his children Rhonda (Steve) Moore of Omaha, Nebraska; Yvonne Sletten of Glenwood, Iowa; Barbara Kimball of Carter Lake, Iowa; Kurt Sletten of Hot Springs, Arkansas; 3 grandchildren; Sean (Alexa) Tomair of Gretna, Nebraska; Megan (Josh) Wilhelm of Lincoln, Nebraska; Heidi (Steven) Bos of Papillion, Nebraska; 7 great-grandchildren; and many friends; Sally Allen of Glenwood, Iowa.

Memorials may be made to Harvey T. Rimel Post #141 Glenwood American Legion in Glenwood, Iowa.

Interment to be held at a later date in North Dakota.

5 Condolences

  • Robert L. Boone Posted May 12, 2020 4:23 pm

    Pleas accept my sincere condolences to Dick’s family. He will be greatly missed as a very good friend.

  • Max & Carolyn Johnson Posted May 13, 2020 9:10 am

    Our sincere condolences to Dick’s family. He was a good neighbor, He will be missed.

  • Pastor Susan Reed Posted May 14, 2020 12:06 pm

    May God’s courage, strength and peace be with you all in this tiime of loss and sorrow. Please feel free to contact me at any time. Blessings….

  • Tina Paulson Posted May 15, 2020 10:01 am

    Barb- When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. I’m so sorry for your families lose. May the good Lord see you all through this.

  • Robert and Kathryn Thiele Posted May 15, 2020 7:44 pm

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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