Richard T. Lattin

Laboratory School and Education Faculty
Dr. Richard T. Lattin, 81, of Cedar Falls, died Monday July 16, 2001, at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home of natural causes. He was born June 2, 1920, in Humboldt, son of John and Genevieve Matott Lattin. He married Donagene Runft May 29, 1948, in Cedar Falls. A U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, he received his bachelor's degree from Iowa State Teachers College, now the University of Northern Iowa, in 1942. He then received his master of arts degree in 1947 and his Ph. D. in 1952, both from University of Iowa. Dr. Lattin joined the teaching staff at Iowa State Teachers College in 1947 and then was principal at Hudson High School for four years. He then served as principal at Malcolm Price Laboratory School for 17 years and then was a professor in the education department at UNI until retiring in 1986. Survived by: his wife; two sons, Marc of Cedar Falls and R. Thomas of Dallas; three daughters, Mary Waters of Shoreview, Minnesota, Jean Lenzmeier of Tucson, Arizona, and Caye Farrell of Fort Worth, Texas; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, John of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Preceded in death by: three infant sisters. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church; with burial in Greenwood Cemetery Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Richardson Funeral Home, with family present from 5 to 8 p.m., and with a 7 p.m. Scripture service. Memorials: may be directed to the UNI Foundation, the church or the charity of the donor's choice. Copyright Waterloo Courier, July 19, 2001, page B2.