Ann R. Slavens | AspenTimes.com

Ann R. Slavens

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Mom was born in Aspen 94 years ago to Matt and Mary Pecjak. She was one of 11 children. Mom married Curtis Slavens in 1935. Together they built Slaven’s Cabins. They were married for 65 years when Dad passed away. Mom and Dad lived in the same house for 55 years. One daughter, Carolyn Herwick. She survives them. Also surviving are a grandson, Tim (Susan) of Basalt, two great granddaughters, Leah and Kristin of Florida and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her husband, parents, eight brothers and two sisters. Mom was a charter member in the Eagles Lodge. She worked for The Red Onion for 19 years. She loved to garden and had the prettiest sweet peas in Aspen. After her gardens she loved to fish, hunt, camp and travel. Any time someone said let’s go, she was the first one in the car. A rosary will be recited on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10:30 a.m., with a memorial Mass to follow at 11 a. m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Aspen. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado at P. O. Box 60307, Grand Junction, CO 81506. Arrangements are under the direction of Callahan- Edfast Mortuary.