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Jack William Sliger Jr.

The Shawnee News-Star
Jack William Sliger Jr., 62, of Tecumseh, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Shawnee.

Jack William Sliger Jr., 62, of Tecumseh, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Shawnee.

He was born Sept. 29, 1957, to Jack William Sliger Sr. and Ruby (Stringfellow) Sliger in Dos Palos, California.

Jack was raised in California, Alabama and Arizona. He lived his adult life in Texas and Oklahoma and has been a resident of Tecumseh for the past 40 years.

He married Nancy Ann Tibbs on July 4, 1999, in Tecumseh on the Gazebo he built.

Jack owned and operated Ace Tractor Service and Ace Pest Control. He worked at the Water Treatment Plant for City of Tecumseh, as a police officer for the City of Maud and City of Depew and as a deputy for Pottawatomie County.

Jack enjoyed writing poetry and had a book of poems published. He loved going hunting in Southeastern Oklahoma with Leroy and enjoyed deer hunting and squirrel hunting. Jack was an avid gun collector and was very knowledgeable on guns and their history. He loved being in the woods, loved animals of all kinds and had his wildlife breeder’s license.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Ruby Sliger; his grandparents; and one son.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Nancy Ann Sliger of the home; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sharon and Dennis Cotton; five children; 21 grandchildren; one great-grandchild and one on the way; 10 siblings; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30, and continue through service time at Cooper Funeral Home.

Service will be 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 31, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ray Idell and Kenneth Willoughby officiating.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.