LINDEN-- Edward Slavens, 52, former Linden resident, died of a heart attack at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday at U.S. Steel Company plant in Gary. He lived at 1705 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton.
Born here, he had lived in Chesterton since 1947. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Air Corps. In 1948 he was married to Martha Johnson in Linden.
Surviving are the widow; two brothers, Howard and Thomas of Crawfordsville; and two sisters, Mrs. Irene Herron of Crawfordsville and Mrs. Minerva Quinn(?) of Punta Gorda, Fla.
His body is being returned here for burial.
Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier, April 29, 1965