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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Inagene Klatt, 91, of Muscatine, died Monday, December 24, 2007, at Carrington Place.

Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2007, at Ralph J. Wittich Riley Freers Funeral Home, 1931 Houser Street.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2007, at the funeral home. Reverend Ted Landers of the Calvary Church will officiate the service. Honorary casket bearers will be Alicia Law and Kay Hurlbut. Casket bearers will be Douglas Wendlandt, Blaine Bancks, Jon Bancks, Eric Bancks, Jeff Toyne, and Austin Bancks. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Mulford Evangelical Free Church and Calvary Church.

Inagene was born on October 19, 1916, in Muscatine County, the daughter of Frank and Katherine Brase Darting. She married Adolph Andrew Klatt on October 22, 1938, in Muscatine.

She was a member of Mulford Evangelical Free Church where she taught Sunday School and worked in the nursery for over 30 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Jean Wendlandt and husband Robert of Muscatine and Jane Bancks and husband Robert of Blue Grass; six grandchildren, Douglas Wendlandt and wife Luann, Alicia Law, Kay Hurlbut, Blaine Bancks and wife Kelly, Jon Bancks and wife Deb, Eric Bancks, and wife Melissa; 12 great-grandchildren, Kim Koller, Amanda Wendlandt, Emily Wendlandt, Tysa Hurlbut, Savanna Law, Jessica Law, Alexa Bancks, Austin Bancks, Timothy Bancks, Peter Bancks, Mitchell Bancks, Annalise Bancks; and one great-great grandson, Trea Koller.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1989, one brother, Raymond Darting, two grandchildren, Todd and Andrea in infancy.
MOSCOW, Iowa — William R. Klatt, 80, of Moscow, died Thursday, January 29, 2009, at his home.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 2, 2009, at the First Presbyterian Church, Muscatine. Casketbearers will be Bill Duval, Vernon George, John Sayles, Phil Madden and Jerry Johnson. Following the services, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the church. Burial will be in Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington, Ill. on Tuesday, February 3, 2009.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 1, 2009, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Memorials may be directed to the First Presbyterian Church or Unity Hospice in his name.

William Robert Klatt was born on March 18, 1928, in Bloomington, Illinois, the son of William Emil and Hope Olive Springston Klatt. On March 15, 1952, he was united in marriage to Joyce Eleanor Wetzel in Bloomington, Illinois.

He attended Illinois Wesleyan College and graduated from the University of Illinois in 1951, with a bachelor of fine arts and landscape architecture degree.

He then served his country in the U.S. Navy, based in California, from 1951-’54, serving as a Lieutenant Commander and research and development officer. He also spent 20 years in the Naval Reserves.

He was the vice president for Stanley Consultants in Muscatine for 20 years and also the city planner for Youngstown, Ohio, Sharon, Pennsylviana, and Rock Island, Illinois, for 18 years.

He enjoyed horses, traveling, painting, carving and fishing.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Joyce Klatt of Moscow; three children, Karen L. Klatt of Chicago, Illinois, Kathryn J. Klatt of Pasadena, California, and Nicholas Klatt and his wife, Jayne, of Edina, Minnensota; four grandchildren, Jessica and Zachary Seay-Klatt and Alecia and William Klatt; and a brother, Richard Klatt, of Chillicothe, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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