March 20, 2018


Tom Slater, 72, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the Jewish Life Center in Des Moines Iowa, a result of complications from the lifelong condition of Crohn’s disease he managed with great courage and which he did not let interfere with his life.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 2926 Beaver Ave. in Des Moines.

A graveside service will be held at approximately 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Templeton, Iowa.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Westover Funeral Home at 6337 Hickman in Des Moines. A Vigil Service will be held at 7 p.m.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, direct memorial contributions to Children and Families of Iowa, the Food Bank of Iowa or The Scholarship Fund for the Grandchild of Thomas L. Slater.