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Carl J. Laterra

May 20, 1927 — November 25, 2015

Carl John Laterra, age 88 of Raytown, MO passed away on November 25, 2015. He was the eldest son of George and Josephine (Compise) Laterra. He had a younger brother, a half-brother and a nephew who preceded him in death. Carl attended Garfield Elementary and NE Jr. and Sr. High School. He entered the Navy in 1943 and served in WW II. He spent 5 years in the Navy before enlisting in the Air Force where he served another 5 years. He also spent 9 and a half years in the Air Force and Navy Reserves. Carl was employed by the US Postal Service. Carl leaves behind a daughter, Kathryn and husband Toby Pyron of Orlando, FL; sons Thomas Laterra of Kingsville, MO and John Laterra and wife Connie of Lincoln, MO, and George Laterra of Kansas City, MO. He had 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends. Services will be held at Muehlebach Funeral Care, 6800 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO on Monday, November 30 at 10 am with visitation on Sunday, November 29TH from 2 to 5 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be at Floral Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Disabled American Veterans, 8787 Old Santa Fe Rd, KCMO 64138


SERVICES Visitation
Sunday, November 29, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Muehlebach Funeral Home 6800 Troost Avenue Kansas City, Missouri
Funeral Service
Monday, November 30, 2015 10:00 AM
Muehlebach Funeral Home 6800 Troost Avenue Kansas City, Missouri

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