2016-12-29 / Obituaries


Charles Emile “Bo” Stadtlander, 87, of Jackson passed away Dec. 28, 2016 at his residence.

He was born May 18, 1929 to Fritz and Sally Stadtlander. He graduated with honors from Louisisana Tech with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, having served as president of the honor fraternity, Pi Tau Sigma. He also advanced through the Executive Board of TAPPI (Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry) to include finishing as President. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and active in military service from 1948 to 1959 including deployment in Germany after World War II during the occupation of Europe as an Army MP. He also served as a company officer in the National Guard in Jonesboro, La. after returning home. He had a long and successful career in the paper industry and retired from Boise Cascade in Jackson as production manager. He remained active, happy and busy in his retirement years enjoying global travel, woodwork, construction and desk building.

Survivors include his children, Lawrence Scott Stadtlander of Atlanta, Ga., RoxAnne (Jimmy) Nicholson of Fairhope; granddaughter, Emily Helen Nicholson of Birmingham and his close companion and friend, Leah Gay Smith of Jackson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 32 years, Maude Helen Vail Stadtlander. He and his wife were natives of Louisiana and residents of Jackson for many years.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 30 with visitation at 10 a.m. and the service at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Jackson with Rev. Alan Gantzhorn officiating.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


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