Kenneth W. Schlatter
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Kenneth W. Schlatter
  • May 12, 1922 - July 3, 2015
  • Woodburn, Indiana

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Kenneth W. Schlatter, 93, of Woodburn died July 3, 2015, at his home. Born in Woodburn, May 12, 1922, to the late, Joe C. and Emma (Schwartz) Schlatter. Kenneth resided in the Woodburn area throughout his life. He attended Milan Center School and then Harlan High School. He met Rosella Hoeppner, of Woodburn, whom he married in 1942, who preceded him in death. Together they had three children, Patti (Kay) Ratcliff, of Roanoke, Connie (Bruce) Olander, of West Chester, Ohio and Steven (Gail) Schlatter, whom preceded Kenneth in death in 2004. Both parents and two sisters, Bernice (Chauncy) Lake and Berdine (Guy) Beerbower also preceded him in death. Kenneth has four grandchildren, Angie Conley, Chad, Kenny and Matt Schlatter; he also has ten great-grandchildren whom he loved spending time with. He enjoyed farming, bowling, fishing and playing euchre. Funeral service will be 11am Tuesday July 7, at Zion Lutheran Church, 7616 Bull Rapids Road, Woodburn, with calling one hour prior to service. Calling will also be held from 4 to 8pm Monday July 6, at Hockemeyer Funeral Home, 17629 State Road 37, Harlan. Memorial donations may be given to Woodburn Lutheran School or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne