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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Charles O. Flatt

  • Charles O. Flatt, 84, of Hannibal, Mo., died at 3:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.
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  • Charles O. Flatt, 84, of Hannibal, Mo., died at 3:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.
    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.  
    Graveside service and burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Mount Herman Cemetery near Salem, Mo.
    Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday with full military honors by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post No. 55 at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.   
    Mr. Flatt was born Feb. 24, 1928, in Lenox, Mo., to Otto P. and Celia Matlock Flatt.
    He was married to Clara Roques on 1951 in Salem, Mo. She preceded him in death Dec. 4, 1998.
    Survivors include four children, Charlotte Flatt of Hannibal, Mo., Carol Verga (Robert) of Menlo Park, Calif., Cindy Burg (David) of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and Curtis Flatt (Mary) of Hannibal, Mo.; two brothers, Bennett Flatt (Betty) and Jim Flatt (Joan); 15 grandchildren, Tony, Tiffany, Gregory, Russell, Candace, Marissa, Paul, Matthew, Michael, Robby, Tom, Jack, Jim, Conner and Brayden; and many nieces and nephews.
    He was also preceded in death by two sisters; three brothers; and one grandson, Nick Chester.
    Mr. Flatt was a United States Army veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict.
    He owned and operated Electric Motor Company in Hannibal since 1961. Charles was very talented and could fix anything. He liked to go to the Hannibal Nutrition Center and loved drinking coffee and visiting with his friends. He loved country music and enjoyed seeing local bands perform. Mr. Flatt was a longtime member of the Evening Kiwanis, where he was a past president and had perfect attendance for over 60 years. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Evening Kiwanis Club or the Hannibal Nutrition Center, in care of the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
    Pallbearers will be Mr. Flatt’s grandsons.
    Online condolences may be made and video tributes viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com.
     
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