Joseph Augustus Schlatter
1915 - 2005
Schlatter, Joseph Augustus was born August 1, 1915 in
Shaw, MS; he died November 29, 2005, Knoxville, TN.
He served three years in the Army Air Corps during WW II. Mr.
Schlatter was a graduate of Delta State University in Cleveland, MS
and received a Masters in Education from George Peabody College in
Nashville. He was a teacher and coach in Centreville, MS; an
insurance adjuster with General Adjustment Bureau; an elder and
Bible teacher with Fairmont Presbyterian Church; and a longtime
volunteer at Children’s Hospital. He delivered Mobile Meals and
tutored Vietnamese students at Fulton High School.
Preceded in death by parents, Emma W. and John Adolph Schlatter,
immigrants from St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Survivors: wife of 62 years, Annie R. (Babe) Schlatter; sons, Joseph
A. Schlatter Jr. and wife Rose, John F. Schlatter and wife Becky;
grandchildren, Stephanie, Joseph III, Valerie, and John M.;
great-grandchildren, Jack, Phil and Jay; brother, Fred R. Schlatter.
Memorials may be made to Yoke Youth Ministries, P.O. Box 3492,
A memorial Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 1,
2005 at Fairmont Presbyterian Church with Rev. Michael Mills
The family will receive friends following the service in the
Fellowship Hall of Fairmont Presbyterian Church. Serving the family:
Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at N. Broadway.