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Roy Roger Sleek

April 19, 1945 — April 28, 2018

Roy Roger Sleek, 73, died peacefully in his sleep at his Fremont home on Saturday, Apr. 28, 2018.


Born in Kansas, OH, on Apr. 19,1945, Roy was a son of William H. and Ardella I. (Ickes) Sleek.  As a 1964 graduate of Lakota High School, he began working with Armstrong Air as a furnace and air conditioning technician.  He put in over 41 years, retiring in 2006.  As a hobby, Roy liked carpentry.  Construction was his passion and he took great pride in building his own home.


On Sept. 30, 1989, he married Sally A. Condon in Norwalk.  Sally survives.


Roy will be well remembered as a member of the Sleek Brothers’ Band in which he played the electric bass guitar.  He was a social member of the Fremont VFW, the Clyde Moose and the Fremont and Bellevue Eagles.  He also enjoyed going to car shows.


Surviving are his children, Theresa (Pete) Davis of Summerville, SC, Wendi (Rob) Nicely and Kevin (Kim) Sleek all of Green Springs, and Tina (Joe) Jablonsky of Englewood, FL; grandchildren Jessica Hortshorn, Dylan Kramer, Adam Nicely, Dalton Davis, Brodie Sleek, Jonah Sleek, Zackary Vogt, Elizabeth Meiser, Dylan & Collin McGough; great grandchildren, Garett & Kali Hartshorn; siblings, Ada Mae Meyers of Bradner, Joseph Ray Sleek of Helena, Tony Sleek of Millbury, Gene Sleek of Gibsonburg, Earl Sleek of Fostoria, Ned Sleek and Nancy Biddle both of Kansas.


Roy is preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Goldie Bowers, Wilber & Raymond Sleek, Dorothy Ickes, and Harry, Tex & Lucy Sleek.


Family and friends will be welcomed on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 1-7 p.m., at the Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Gibsonburg where Funeral Services will begin at 7 p.m. 


Memorial donations may be directed to ProMedica Memorial Hospice.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

1:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Cremation Services

319 W Madison St, Gibsonburg, OH 43431

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Cremation Services

319 W Madison St, Gibsonburg, OH 43431

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