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David P. Sletten

April 4, 1941 - July 15, 2006

SPICER -- David Peter Sletten, 65, of rural Spicer died Saturday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar after battling cancer for several years.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home of Willmar.

He was born April 4, 1941, in Willmar to Kenneth and Sylvia (Halsey) Sletten. He grew up in Willmar and graduated from Willmar High School.

He married Mary Lu Olson on April 14, 1962, in Willmar. They lived in Minneapolis and Willmar. He worked as a carpenter and was a partner with his brother in owning and operating a family business in Rapid City, Ill. He retired about five years ago and they moved to Spicer.

He is survived by his wife; daughters: Melinda (and Ken) Mrnak of Sioux Falls, S.D., Susan (and Tom) Payne of Plymouth; one grandson; and his siblings: Darryl (and Myrna) Sletten of Charles City, Iowa, Douglas (and Deloris) Sletten of Rapid City, S.D., and Pat Malvin of Willmar.

He was preceded in death by his parents.