Last Rites Thursday For Rodeo Performer
Funeral services for Bert Slack, Dalles resident who died here Monday, will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. from the Zell funeral home. Rev. R. A. Hutchinson of the Congregational church will officiate and interment will be in the local I. O. O. F. cemetery. Surviving relatives include two daughters, Mrs. Feleta Barnhill, Mason City, Wash., and Mrs. W. H. Graham, Pendleton, and one brother James Slack, Elgin.
Mr. Slack came to The Dalles from Summerville, Ore., more than 20 years ago. He was a cowboy all his life and participated in the Pendleton Round-Up annually from 1910 until 1936. Known as “Buckaroo Slim” he was reported to have been an outstanding rider and roper at the yearly event. His horse “Lizard” is still alive at the age of 36 years.
Pallbearers at the services will be former cowboy associates.
The Dalles Weekly Chronicle
The Dalles, Oregon
Thursday, November 4, 1937