Mark Preston Slaght 67 of Houghton Lake, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at The Villa of West Branch. Mr. Slaght was born September 30, 1952 in Lansing, Michigan the son of Richard and Donna (Arrington) Slaght. Mark graduated from Houghton Lake High School in 1971, then enlisted in the United States Navy to honorably serve his country. On July 7, 1974 in Bath, Michigan, Mark was united in marriage to the former Debra Elaine Allen.
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Mr. Slaght had resided in Houghton Lake for many years. Mark enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing frisbee, camping in his tipi throughout Michigan and going for walks in the woods on the hunt for Pudding Stones. His greatest love was spending time with his family, friends and fur babies. Many will fondly remember Mark for his jokes and story-telling.
Surviving Mr. Slaght is his loving wife of forty-six years, Mrs. Debra Elaine Slaght of Houghton Lake, three daughters; Elizabeth (John) Loiacano, Amanda (Joe) Shinlever and Andrea (Harry) Gregory, five greandchildren, two sisters; Sherry and Ricci, plus numerous extended family members. Mr. Slaght was preceded in death by his parents.
To share an online memory or condolence with Mark’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mr. Slaght are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.