Karl Emil Schlachter
Karl Emil Schlachter
  • February 11, 1924 - August 1, 2017
  • Stratford, Connecticut

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Karl Schlachter, age 93, of Stratford, CT, passed away August 1, 2017 at Bridgeport Hospital. Karl was born in Piermont, NY. Before his retirement, he was VP of Client Services for Wright Investors Services in Bridgeport. He was a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. and was an avid railroad photographer and enthusiast and served as a past officer for the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society. He served in the Merchant Marine during World War 2, enjoyed playing golf and was a devout Catholic and family man. He is survived by his wife, Marion Pennington Schlachter, his son and daughter-in law Karl and Nancy Schlachter of Murrells Inlet, SC and daughter and son-in-law Heidi and Vince Devlin of Franklin, MA; four grandchildren Karl and Kerstin Schlachter, and EJ Boelzner and his wife Megan, GySgt Ryan Boelzner, USMC and his wife Megan, along with two great grandchildren Charlotte and Conor Boelzner.