Melinda S. Slimick, 67


Melinda “Mindy” S. Slimick, 67, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at 10:43 p.m.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Mrs. Slimick was born Sept. 2, 1953, in Granite City, the daughter of the late George and Ruth (Colin) Knapp. She married Terry W. Slimick in New Douglas, and he survives.

She was employed at Boatmen’s Bank in St. Louis, MO. She later became the secretary for the family business, Slimick and Son’s Heating and Cooling, in East Alton, then in Panama, when they moved the business. Her greatest joy was spending time with her horses, dogs and all her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children and their spouses, Amy (Matt) Cooper of Bethalto, Justin (Jeanette) Ray of Granite City, Tracy (Randy) Smith of Bethalto and Julie Slimick of Bethalto; nine grandchildren, Cody,  Kayla, Lily, Jozalynn, Jaylee, Jace, Erica, Devon and Brandon; and two great-grandchildren, Freya and Waylon.

Memorials may be made to 5 A’s.

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