Richard “Dick” Klatt, Maple Lake


Richard “Dick” Klatt, age 82, of Maple Lake,died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Memorial Services will be held 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake, with Pastor Culynn Curtis officiating.  Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel.  
Richard Grant Klatt was born August 12, 1932, in Buffalo to Fred and Mayme (Link) Klatt.  He grew up in Buffalo and graduated from Buffalo High School.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Force.  Dick lived in Montana and Monticello, MN until moving to Maple Lake in 1991.  On February 11, 1991, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Alice Koepsell, in Las Vegas, NV.  Dick was a member of the Maple Lake American Legion Post 131.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.
Dick is survived by his wife, Alice; children, Michelle Klatt of Champlin, Penny (Mark) Leadens of Anoka, Jackie (Tim) Winterfield of Duluth and John Gay of Maple Lake; daughter-in-law, Debbie Klatt; step-children, Curt (Patti) Larson, Mike (T.J.) Larson, Marsha (Pat) Chaplin and Mark Larson; sister, Maxine Jensen of Buffalo; five grandchildren, Ben, Brianna, Jesse, Briggs and Tammy; two great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Curt Klatt; brothers, Les, Jim and Donald “Buck” Klatt; and sisters, Shirley Klatt, Bernice Martin, Ruby Moody and Evelyn Feser.
The Maple Lake American Legion will provide Military Honors at the service.  Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Maple Lake.