March 31, 1936 ~ June 8, 2019

Born in: Alberta, Canada
Resided in: Kernersville, NC

Leona “Betty” Catherine Kuefler Slagle, 83, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Slagle was born in Alberta, Canada to the late Richard Joseph Kuefler and Loretta Elizabeth Yandeau Kuefler. She was also preceded in death by three daughters, Theresa Houston, Debra Russell, and Renee Russell and by six siblings.

Betty received her nursing degree and worked as a LPN most of her life and served at Mission Hospital for 17 years. She was a faithful Catholic and was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary in High Point, NC and attended St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Arden. She also loved children, crocheting and her cat, Tabby and her dog, Sandie.

Betty is survived by her husband, George “Tom” Slagle; a son, Randall Russell (Rachel); a daughter, Mary Seguin; step-son, Ronny Slagle; step-daughter, Ronda Hamby; one sister, Kimberly Kuefler; two brothers, Larry Kuefler and Dale Kuefler; sixteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian at 3:00 PM with Father Adrian Porras officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 2:00 to 3:00 and then following the service at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Asheville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Winston Salem, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

Services

Memorial Service: June 12, 2019 3:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Visitation: June 12, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. Leona loved God and testified of His goodness and mercy. Not only was she a devoted wife and mother, she was my friend who I’ll miss terribly. My deepest condolences go out to her family.

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