Beloved wife, sister, aunt, and friend passed away suddenly on June 8, 2021. Shelley was born in Hazleton, PA on June 3, 1953, to the late Bernard H. and Shirley L. Tannenbaum Natkow. She graduated with a master’s degree in social work form Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She soon got her certification (ACSW) and kept it up until her death.
Shelley started her career as a Social Worker in Miami, FL, but came to Indiana in 1981 to work for Jewish Family and Children Services. After a few years, she started her own private practice until forced to retire due to suffering from Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
Shelley was a member of Congregation Shaarey Tefilla, and the National Association of Social Workers.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Robert Walter Slaugh; her siblings, Dr. Barbara (Dr. Richard) Schuster and Dr. Neil (Susan) Natkow and nephews, Jay (Erica) Natkow, Scott (Greta) Natkow and Benjamin (Bridget) Schuster.
Graveside funeral services will be held in Beth-El Zedeck North Cemetery at 10am on June 11, 2021.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Shaarey Tefilla, 3085 W. 116 Street, Carmel, IN 46032.
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Congregation Shaarey Tefilla
3085 West 116th Street, Carmel IN 46032