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Alta L. Slusser

December 21, 1930 ~ February 2, 2019 (age 88)

     Alta L. Slusser, age 88 a resident of Portland passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019 at IU Health Jay Hospital.  She was a housewife and enjoyed playing shuffleboard.  She was a member of the Bellfountain United Methodist Church and active in the ladies aid of the church.

     Alta was born December 21, 1930 in Jay County, Indiana the daughter of Russell and Mabel (Cantrall) Sockrider.  She was married on March 6, 1948 to John E. Slusser and he passed away January 15, 1996.

Survivors Include:

Son- Michael Slusser (wife-Marshia), rural Portland

Daughter- Linda Arnold, Marion, Indiana

Foster Sister:  Mary Lu Premer (husband Philip) – Pennville, Indiana

3 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandson, 3 Great Step Grandchildren and 4 Great Great Step Grandchildren

     Visitation will be held from 11:00am- 2:00pm on Tuesday in the Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Funeral services will follow at 2:00pm at the funeral home with Pastor Gordon Jackson officiating.  Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery northeast of Portland.

Memorials may be directed to Bellfountain United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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