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Charles Edward "Chuck" Katlic, Jr., 91, of Weatherford died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.
Funeral service is set for 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 Ball St., Weatherford with interment at Whitt Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the American Legion Hall, 200 Cartwright Park Rd., Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund or American Legion Post 163 Flag Fund.
Charles Edward Katlic, Jr. was born Jan. 8, 1923 to Charles A. and Mary Novak Katlic in Millersville, Md. He served in the United States Army as a sergeant during World War II, fighting valiantly in the Battle of the Bulge. Katlic was a life member of VFW, American Legion, Combat Infrantrymen's Assoc., D.A.V., and 99th Division Assoc. He served two terms as president of Trinity Lutheran Church. He worked for the U.S. Coast Guard as chief supply officer.
Katlic volunteered for most of his life with the VFW and American Legion and was instrumental in dedicating many veterans parks and decorating with flags on all military holidays. One of his proudest days was in 2013 when the street leading to the American Legion Hall was renamed in his honor as Chuck Katlic Lane.
He was preceded in death by three sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Ola Katlic; daughter, Charlene Ella Rowles and husband, Thomas; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Marge Lucas, Evelyn Lam and James Katlic; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.