Lonnie Sloan

July 19, 1942 – September 30, 2021
On September 30, 2021 Lonnie Sloan, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at his home in Fresno, California from bone cancer at the age of 79.
Lonnie was born on July 19, 1942 in Camas, Washington. He was the first born of 4 children to Ben and Jean Sloan. Shortly after he was born, they moved to Bridgeport, Washington where the Columbia River, wheat farming and fishing were central to life.
He married his wife Sandy Driessen in 1959 in Brewster, Washington. Lonnie and Sandy moved to Pullman, Washington in 1962 to attend Washington State University. They raised 3 children, Scott, Shannon and Ryan.
Lonnie received his B.S. in Agronomy in 1964 from Washington State University. He then started in sales for DuPont Ag Products. Lonnie retired from DuPont in 2004 after 40 years.  He was a hardworking man and a great provider for his family.
Lonnie truly enjoyed life. He enjoyed fishing, playing pickle ball, traveling with his wife in their motorhome and spending time with family and friends.
Lonnie is survived by his wife Sandy of 62 years, his 3 children, Scott (Sara), Shannon (Karl) and Ryan (Amanda) and his six grandchildren, Emma (Nate), Eli (Maddie), Kaylee (Brett), Olivia, Logan and Evelynn. Lonnie is also survived by his brothers, Gary Sloan (Diane) and Bob Sloan; sister, Judy Sloan; brother-in-laws Gary Driessen (Glendal) and Elmo Cook.  He also has many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.  
Lonnie will be greatly missed by all.  For the full obituary of Lonnie Sloan and to share memories or messages with the family or to upload pictures of Lonnie to share, please do so at https://www.yostandwebb.com/obituary/lonnie-sloan

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