of Manchester, MI, age 49, died Friday, July 27, 2018 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor. She was born September 5, 1968 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of James & Diana (Culp) Sloat.

Leslie graduated from Manchester High School in 1986. She went to school to become a medical assistant. Leslie enjoyed providing home health care for several elderly people in Manchester. She was compassionate, patient, and empathetic to everyone she cared for. She loved to read, and most importantly spend time with her family. Leslie had a contagious laugh, great sense of humor, and bright smile.  Leslie was always willing to support anyone in need and lend a helping hand. She had a strong spiritual belief. She was a loving mother to her children, a devoted daughter, a beloved sister, and a loving spouse. She also loved spending time with her nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her mother, Diana of Manchester; her life partner, Jeff Petsch; her children, Ashley (Jacob Satterla) Sloat and Evan Petsch of Manchester; a brother, Jamie Sloat; 3 sisters, Lisa (Pat) Ridenour, Shannon (Matt) Romanoski, Marci (Duane) Hopkins; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, James Sloat.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018, at 12:00 pm at the Manchester United Methodist Church, with a luncheon to follow. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 am to 12:00 pm before the funeral. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea.


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