St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 22 Dec. 1947, pg 12C:
SLINKHARD, OAK W. -- Of De Soto, Mo., Sun., Dec. 21, 1947, 1 p.m. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, beloved husband of Nellie G. Slinkhard (nee Vahey), dear brother of Robert, Lee, Louise, Cornelius, DessLiles, Greer and Hines Slinkhard and the late Blanche Chenoweth, and Schuyler Slinkhard our dear brother-in-law and uncle.
Funeral from GEBKEN-BENZ Mortuary, 2842 Metamec st., Wed., Dec. 24, 8:15 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 2336 University st. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
I AM NOT researching this surname! This obituary was attached to a copy sent to me by the St. Louis Public Library.