San Bernardino, Calif. -- Stater Bros. Markets announced that its VP of real estate, Mike Slaton, died suddenly on Sept. 28.
As a tribute to Slaton, the new 44,000 sq. ft. Stater Bros. supermarket, which opened last week in Redlands, Calif., will be dedicated in his honor.
“Mike was a very loyal and committed member of the Stater Bros. Family and started his career with Stater Bros. as a Courtesy Clerk in Redlands, California when he was 16 years old. His contributions to our company were immeasurable and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him,” stated Chairman and CEO Jack H. Brown.
The family has requested donations in Slaton’s honor be made to Stater Bros. Charities and a scholarship fund will be set up in his name at California State University, San Bernardino, his alma mater. Please send checks to Stater Bros. Charities, P. O. Box 150, San Bernardino, California, 92402.