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Idaho State Journal, 11/15/09
MONTPELIER - He marched to a different beat of the drum. Russell George Slowe,
Pocatello, Idaho, passed on Thursday morning, November 12, 2009, at 2:30 a.m. at the Bear
Lake Hospital in Montpelier, Idaho.
He had resided in Montpelier for the past seven years. He was the second son born to
Ben and Delphine B. Slowe, deceased residents of Pocatello, Idaho. He was born February
28, 1929, in northern Wisconsin. His older brother, Norman Slowe, Cashmere, Washington,
passed on several years ago. His younger sister, Sharon Slowe Macarty, resides in
Pocatello, Idaho. His five children, Ben Slowe IV, Trish Carroll, and Michael Slowe, live
in Washington and Idaho. He was preceded in death by a son, Russell Slow Jr. Russell is
also survived by four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was a businessman and worked, owned, operated and designed jewelry, which he sold in
his Indian Jewelry Store that was located in Ogden, Utah. He was known as Crazy Horse. In
his younger years he owned a furniture store with his wife, Della Slowe. Previously, he
worked in construction and for the Guy Nielsen Construction Company of Pocatello, Idaho.
Memorial services will be held in Montpelier at a later date. Arrangements are under
the direction of the Cornelison Funeral Home, 431 N. 15th Ave., Pocatello. Online guest
book and condolences available at www.cornelisonfh.com?
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