Mildred "Beb" Slagle

February 26, 1953 - December 31, 2018

Mildred “Beb” Slagle of Cadillac passed away December 31, 2018 at her home. She was 65.

Beb was born February 26, 1953 in Cadillac, Michigan to James and Rosamond (Robinson) Niles and they preceded her death.

She graduated from Cadillac High School in 1971 and worked as a waitress for many years at various places in Cadillac including: Hillcrest, Big Boy and Frosty Cup. Beb also worked at Fiamm, Norge Village Laundromat and Dry Cleaner and Lakeshore Linen.

Beb was a member of Cornerstone Tabernacle and previously Church of God, both in Cadillac. She was a devoted Christian and was always willing to help others. Beb loved spending time with children and was especially happy when surrounded by her nieces and nephews. She will be remembered for her infectious giggle and as an animal lover. Beb also loved God’s creation and going for barefoot walks to enjoy it.

On August 5, 1972 in Cadillac she married Herbert C. Slagle and he survives her along with their son, Clark Slagle (Holley Smith) of Cadillac; siblings: Nancy Crow of Traverse City, Evelyn “Billie” (Don) Podbilski of Lansing, Lois Lang of Lansing, Georgia (Paul) Goostrey of Hastings, Jan Niles, Dan (Julie) Niles all of Cadillac; many nieces and nephews; special friends: Jackie and Butch Longstreet and Phyllis Barber.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a niece, Terri.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, January 4, 2019 at Revival Center of Cadillac with Pastor Will Markham officiating. Friends may meet the family Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at the Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac. Burial will take place at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family. An online guestbook is available at

The family would like to thank Area Agency of Aging, Wexford Council on Aging and Munson Hospice.

Guest Book

Julie Ann Stout - Jan 1st, 2019 8:10 pm

"So sorry to hear of my cousin"s passing.Praying for her family,for comfort and strength."

Bob and Sara Podbilski - Jan 1st, 2019 9:05 pm

"Uncle Don, Aunt Billie and family. We are so sorry for you lose, may the Lord wrap his arms around you all and comfort you at the time. Sending love hugs and prayers"

Jean Bonham - Jan 2nd, 2019 7:17 am

"Beb was so much fun to work with. She will be missed."

Linda Rozner - Jan 2nd, 2019 12:58 pm

"Beb, rest in peace, God has a special place for you. I knew of her devotion to the faith walk, she loved life in her own special way. Prayers for the family and all her knew her. "

Linda Rozner - Jan 2nd, 2019 4:44 pm

"Rest in peace, sweet Beb, prayers for family and friends"

Cathy Stiver Brock - Jan 2nd, 2019 6:06 pm

"Sweet and lovely lady. So glad I got to see her at our last class reunion. Beb, be at peace."

Patricia McGiness - Jan 2nd, 2019 9:14 pm

"I knew Beb for many years,always loved her giggle and her smile.God has gained another angel."

Patricia McGiness - Jan 2nd, 2019 9:14 pm

"I knew Beb for many years,always loved her giggle and her smile.God has gained another angel."

Robin Patnode Booth - Jan 3rd, 2019 6:59 am

"I was so sad to hear. Beb and her family are in my thoughts and prayers."

Esther Bennett-Anderson - Jan 7th, 2019 8:54 pm

"Beb I wish you peace, you were a great friend. Herb hugs to you and your family. "

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