Grace D. Slaton, 101, of Durand, IL, died at 6:50 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2019 at Medina Nursing Center after a lengthy illness.\r\n\r\nBorn May 17, 1918 in Durand Township, IL, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart and Maud (Wells) Derwent. Graduated from Durand High School, Class of 1936. Married Maurice Keller in Durand, IL on May 28, 1938. On October 8, 1968 she married George Slaton in Davis, IL. She was an Avon Representative for many years.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include daughters Myrna Burmeister and Betty (Kenneth) Clark; eight grandchildren; several great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and several step children. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one grandchild, one great grandchild, one great great grandchild and three sisters Gertrude, Hortence and Margaret.\r\n\r\nFuneral ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in McCorkle Funeral Home-Durand Chapel, 101 W. Main Street, Durand, IL with Rev. Dr. Nicole Snyder of Durand United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at Laona Township Cemetery, Durand, IL. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until time of ceremonies Wednesday.