5-7:00 P.M. Friday, January 30, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Friday, January 30, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
10:30 A.M. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Fargo.
Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Cedric Alfred Sloan, 80, West Fargo, North Dakota, died on Sunday, January 25, 2015, under the care of Hospice in Moorhead, Minnesota, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Cedric was born on October 2nd, 1934, in Mott, North Dakota, to Alfred and Blanche (Svihovec) Sloan. He graduated from Haynes High School, Haynes, North Dakota, in 1952. Growing up, Cedric spent summers farming with his uncle Rud Svihovec in western North Dakota on the land where Cedric’s grandfather homesteaded.
Cedric served in the U. S. Army for three years 1955-1958. During that time, he worked as a crane operator and was stationed in the Artic Circle, France and Germany. He is a lifetime member of the West Fargo VFW.
Cedric married Leslie Marie Schwartz in Mott, North Dakota, on August 24, 1960. They had two children together. They moved to West Fargo, North Dakota in 1961. Cedric worked as a journeyman electrician for Globe Electric, West Fargo, North Dakota, and GFE, Fargo, North Dakota, retiring in 2001. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Cedric enjoyed watching old movies and old television shows.
Cedric was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Fargo.
Family includes: his wife of 54 years, Leslie; children, Mark (Jocelyn) Sloan, West Fargo, and Margo Sloan, Titusville, Florida; three grandchildren, Brad Sloan, Titusville, Florida, Martha Sloan and Jonah Sloan, West Fargo, North Dakota. He is also survived by his brother, Sherman (Geno) Sloan, Mott, North Dakota; and sister, Patricia (Al) DeLaPointe, Hibbing, Minnesota; and a large extended family that includes nieces, nephews and many cousins.
Cedric is preceded in death by his parents.
The family wishes to thank all the medical staff who cared for Cedric and Hospice of the Red River Valley for their care during his time of need.