Slater Edwin Sultemeier, of Johnson City, Texas passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2010. Born in Fredericksburg, Texas on March 25, 1993, to Randy and Barbara (Scott) Sultemeier, Slater was a lover of hunting, fishing, and an avid outdoor adventurer. A senior at Johnson City High School, Slater, also known as Big Country, was a member of The National Society of High School Scholars and was actively involved in FFA. He was a part of the Wild Life and Recreation Management Team, was actively involved in stock shows where he enjoyed showing his hogs. His hard work and dedication also helped to earn him the Lone Star FFA Degree at the State FFA Convention in July of 2010. He was an officer for the local FFA chapter and was a true inspiration to all those who knew and loved him.
Slater is survived by his father and mother, Randy and Barbara, his sister, Brittany, his brother, Clay, and his grandparents, Harry and Sharlene Sultemeier and Cecil Joe and Betty Scott. He is also survived by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
The visitation will be held at Crofts Funeral Home in Johnson City on Friday, September 17, 2010 from 5:00-7:00. Slater will be laid to rest at the Sandy Community Cemetery in Sandy, Texas following the funeral service at Liberty Lighthouse Fellowship in Johnson City on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 1:00. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please make donations to LBJ High School Scholarship Fund in the memory of Slater Sultemeier, PO Box 498, Johnson City, Texas 78636.
An account has also been set up at the Johnson City Bank to help the family during this difficult time.