Ada Louise (Griffin) Slavik – 87 Thursday, March 6, 1930 – Monday, December 25, 2017

Ada Louise (Griffin) Slavik, 87, of Princeton, IN, Passed away peacefully on Monday, December 25, 2017 surrounded in the loving care of her three children.
Ada was born in Princeton, IN on Thursday, March 6, 1930 to the late Donald “Carl” and Lena Beckwith Griffin.
She was a graduate of the Princeton High School Class of 1948, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy (WAVES). After retiring from Illinois Bell- Ameritech management, she returned to Princeton. She enjoyed needlepoint and cross-stitch sewing and was an avid book reader.
She is survived by son, Dr. Jim Slavik of Southport, NC and daughters Lisa McCormack and Julia Slavik, both of Princeton, grandson David Slavik and great-granddaughter Haley, both of Las Vegas, NV. Other survivors include her sister Ruth Nielsen of Wilmington, IL and brother Robert Griffin of Illiopolis, IL.
Ada was preceded in death by her sisters, Elsie Burton and Rose Heuby.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, Princeton’s family owned full service funeral home, with charge of the arrangements and honoring her wishes, no public services will be held. A private family gathering will be held at a later date when she will be laid to rest beside her mother in Columbia White Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, it would honor her for memorials contributions are to be made to the Princeton, Public Library or any veteran’s organizations.
Condolences may be left online at or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information call 812-385-4334

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  1. George Pickersgill - Gibson Co. Veterans Service Office

    Today, on behalf of the citizens of a grateful county, we honor Mrs. Slavik’s military service. We owe her, and those like her, a tremendous debt of gratitude. Surely our nation is a better and safer one because of her selflessness. I beg you to contact me if I may be of any service to your family. With deepest respect and sympathy.


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