James E. Marlatt Sr.

Last Updated on August 25, 2015 by cassnetwork

marlattJames E. Marlatt, Sr., age 75, Logansport, passed away at 7:21 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2015, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.

Born November 24, 1939, in Logansport, he was the son of Floyd E. Marlatt and Iona Hardy Marlatt Nicoll.

On June 27, 1984, in Logansport, he was married to Linda Joyce Newnes, who survives.

James retired in 2004 from Trelleborg.

A United States Army veteran, he was a member of the American Legion Post 60.

James enjoyed going to and doing things for the Logansport Shrine Club. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, being with his family and puttering in the garden. He was a NASCAR fan and Washington Redskins fan. He coached his girls and many others in softball.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons, James Jr. (Amy) Marlatt, Murfreesboro, TN, James (Bree) Brown, Walton, Matt (Shirley) Brown, Mobile, AL; daughters, Alicia (Mark) Musselman, Murfreesboro, TN, Christine (Jim) Brodnik, Concord, NC, Stephanie (Matt) Kay, Logansport, Kelly Willis (Ted Jones), Logansport, Kim (Kenny) Bice, Royal Center; brother, Mike (Cherri) Nicoll, Logansport; and sister, Shirley Newport, Galveston.

Also surviving are twenty grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding in death are a great grandson, Blayne Anthony Webb, brother-in-law, Leonard Wayne Newport and nephew, Jeff Newport.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, August 24, at Kroeger Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, also at the funeral home, with Pastor Don Cline officiating.

Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Logansport Shrine Club.

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