THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Wally E. Klatt
Wally E. Klatt, 84, of Daggett, Mi., passed away Saturday, April 12 at Roubal Care and Rehab Center.
Born May 26, 1929 in Daggett, to Erick and Helen (Glaser) Klatt, he served in the United States Army from 1951 until being discharged in 1954. On Oct. 3, 1959, he married the former Joyce Shepherd at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Daggett. He was a self employed logger and cattle hauler.
He loved being outside in the woods, spending time in his garden and doing carpentry work, but spending time with his grandchildren is what he enjoyed most. A member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, he was also a member of American Legion Post #43 of Stephenson, Mi.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of Daggett; a daughter, Betty (Fred) Michiels, of Suamico; a son, Philip (Sherry) Klatt, of Daggett; five grandchildren and a great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Karl and Art Klatt.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 16 at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home after 3 p.m. until time of military rites at 5:15 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church with Rev. Paul Micheel officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Oakwood.