Obituary: Andrew Kenneth Slavin, 77
December 7, 2017
Andrew Kenneth (Ken) Slavin, 77, fought a long and valiant battle with health issues in the last years of his life and quietly passed in his sleep at his residence in Petersburg, Alaska, on Sept. 8, 2017.
He was born in Yakima, Washington, on Oct. 4, 1939 to Lavina and Henry Slavin. He was a graduate of Marquette High School in Yakima.
Ken's grocery career began as a box boy at Layman's Grocery in Union Gap, Washington. He worked his way up to a courtesy clerk position. Upon his relocation to the Seattle area, he obtained a position as a courtesy clerk at Big Bear Grocery located at Five...