KLATT, Albert E.

KLATT, Albert E., 81, of Martins Ferry, OH, died Monday, December 30, 2013 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, WV.

He was born March 3, 1932 in Martins Ferry, a son of the late Chester A. and Waneeda E. (Gray) Klatt.

He retired from the Martins Ferry Plant of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. Al was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, American Legion Post 38, Ohio River Valley Elks Lodge 231 and a honorary member of Martins Ferry Fire Department Ladder Company, all of Martins Ferry. He was also a veteran of the U. S. Navy.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn (Lewis) Klatt; children, David Klatt of San Francisco, CA, Brenda Snyder of Martins Ferry, and Brian (Vicki) Klatt of St. Clairsville, OH; grand children, Zachary Snyder and Samantha Snyder, and Nathan Klatt and Christina Klatt; a great- granddaughter, Kylie Klatt; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends will be received at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH, Friday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where services will be held Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Stammerjohn officiating. Burial follows in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

Martins Ferry Fire Department will hold services Friday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.

Military honors will be presented Saturday at 10:45 a.m. in the funeral home by the VFW Belmont County Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 400 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH 43935. Online condolences may be expressed at www.heslop.com.