ORAN -- Raymond B. Blattel, 91, died March 29, 2012, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Born Sept. 14, 1920, in Oran, to the late Martin F. and Mayme Sietman Blattel, he worked as a dispatcher for Ameren UE of Cape Girardeau before retiring. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, St. Joseph Sodality and Knights of Columbus Council 4311.
On May 8, 1943, he married Berniece E. Kirby, who preceded him in death on May 20, 2004.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Shelley Blattel of Porter, Texas; two daughters, Margaret Blattel and Bonita Blattel, both of Cape Girardeau; one sister, Gladys Thompson of Jackson; and two granddaughters and two great-granddaughters.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Sunday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran with parish rosary at 6 p.m. followed by Knights of Columbus prayers at 6:15 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.