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Michael Sleeman

October 11, 1958 — December 12, 2023

Michael Stephen Sleeman, 65, of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 in Longview, Texas surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born October 11, 1958 to Lyle Herman Sleeman Jr. and Elizabeth "Betty" Jean (McGurn) Sleeman in Manhattan, Kansas.

Michael was married to the love of his life, Diana (Chudleigh) Sleeman for 38 marvelous years. Together they raised their children. Michael loved innovation and construction, history, the sciences, air planes and old cars. One of his memorable moments was seeing the SR-71 in Hunstville, Alabama. The memories he made with his loved ones will forever be treasured by them.

Michael leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife Diana Sleeman of Hockley, Texas. His children, Michael Sleeman Jr. of Arkansas; Mary Mathews, Dallin Sleeman, Daniel Sleeman, Kristin Sleeman, Kyle Sleeman, Kelli Sleeman, Kalvin Sleeman and Curtis Sleeman of the Houston, Texas area; two brothers and two sisters: Lyle Sleeman III of Houston, Texas; Elizabeth "Betsy" Armstrong; Mark and wife Angie Sleeman of Nevada and Catherine and husband Brendan Gowing of Texas. Michael is also survived by many more family members, extended family, friends and loved ones dear to his heart.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Elizabeth Sleeman.

Michael's life celebration will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 29, 2023 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Bishop Chris Loftin officiating. Interment will follow in the Sehorn Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Michael's pallbearers will be Michael Sleeman Jr., Jacob Lyle, Phil Thompson, Manuel Herrera, John Ravenburg and Scott Bartholomew.

Michael's visitation will be Friday, December 29, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.

You may leave words of remembrance for Michael's family by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.

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