In Memory Of


James 'Rod' Roderick Slager

May 1, 1949 - Jun 28, 2021


  As per Rod’s request, there will be no funeral service.


Slager, James ‘Rod’ Roderick

James ‘Rod’ Roderick Slager passed away on June 28, 2021 at the Rocky Mountain House Care Center in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Rod was delivered by his father on the family farm just outside Coal Lake, Saskatchewan on May 1, 1949. Rod was one of 5 siblings.

After graduating high school, Rod attended SAIT and received his Journeyman Painter ticket. Rod was blessed with 2 sons: Ken and Adrian. He met the love of his life, Diann in Calgary. They moved to Caroline, Alberta where they operated their painting company.

Rod is survived by his wife, Diann; son Ken (Denise), their children; Zabrina (Brett) (Dashiel and Nixon) and Dalton; son Adrian (Bonnie); their children; Lisa, Darcy, Dawson, Tristan and Tamara. Rod is also survived by 3 siblings: Dianne, Lori (Maynard), and Layn.
Rod is predeceased by his parents: Doris and Dave Slager; and his sister Phyllis.

As per Rod’s request, there will be no funeral service.

Cremation has been entrusted to Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements, 403 845 2626


Henk Nijenhuis:

So sorry to hear about Rod's passing. he did a lot of work of work for the school division, and did a great job! I enjoyed working with him.

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