James E. Sloan

Alton | Monday, February 6 2012

James E. Sloan, age 81, passed away at 10:15 pm Monday, February 6, 2012 at Jerseyville Manor in Jerseyville, IL.


He was born on February 26, 1930 in Paris, IL, the son of the late George and Lois (Dickson) Sloan.

Jim was a credit annalist for Dun and Bradstreet Financial Institution for thirty-seven years before retiring. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War. Jim’s favorite things to do were fishing, bowling, reading and crossword puzzles. He was a member of Alton Little Theater and did acting in their productions.

His wife Starkey Sloan, son Tim Sloan of Lockport, IL, sister-in-law Joan Sloan of Peoria and brother-in-law John Chady of CA survives him.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters Marcillee Breeding, Betty Wright, Ruth Chady, and four brothers, George Sloan, John Sloan, Bob Sloan and Michael Sloan.

Visitation will be from 10 am until the time of Service at 1 pm Thursday February 8, 2012 at Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton with the Rev. Charles West officiating. 

Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Panama, IL.

Memorials may be directed to 5 A’s Animal Shelter.

Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton are in charge of Arrangements.

Online condolences & guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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