John Walter Lattner(1929 - 2014)

LATTNER John Walter Lattner, of Atlantic Beach, FL passed away peacefully on January 25, 2014, at the age of 84, surrounded by his family. He was born August 10, 1929 at St. Vincent s hospital in Jacksonville, FL to the late Cyril and Lucille Lattner. John attended Bay High School in Panama City, FL. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1946 to 1949, a majority of this time being spent in the South Pacific. After his honorable discharge from the Marines, John attended Florida State University, where he was a charter member and President of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. After graduation from FSU, he started his career with State Farm. His love for the job enabled him to work with the company for 35 years, relocating from Tallahassee to Jacksonville in 1963. John is survived by his son David; daughter-in-law, Vanessa; daughter, Susan Lattner Doody and her significant other, Donald Worzala; grandchildren, Kelly, Lindsey, Kevin, Lesley and Kristen; and his sisters Elizabeth (Betty) and Mary Ellen; and many nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his brothers, Peter and Richard. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 1st at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that you donate to the . Please visit our online Tribute at Services under the care and direction of Please Sign the Guestbook @

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Published in the Florida Times-Union on Jan. 29, 2014