Funeral Services for Edward Catlett, age 80

Funeral Services for Edward Catlett, age 80
March 11, 1939 - July 2, 2019

Edward L Catlett, age 80 of Cathedral City, California passed away July 2, 2019 at Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs, California.

Ed was born March 11, 1939 to Clifford and Mae (Govier) Catlett in Westerville, Nebraska.

He attended Myrtle and Westerville grade schools and was in the last class to graduate from Westerville High School in 1956.

After graduation from Kearney State Teachers College Ed taught in several schools in Custer County including Westerville, Senate Valley, and Cottenwood in Blaine County.

He the had the opportunity to teach in Puerto Rico for two years.  After returning from Puerto Rico he moved to California where he was hired by the Los Angelas School District.  During this time he furthered his education and graduated from Pepperdine University at Malibu Campus in 1978.   After working his way up to Principal he retired after 41 years.  While he was teaching he lived in Pasadena.  After he retired he moved to Cathedral City near Palm Springs where he was living at the time of his death.

Ed will be remembered by many in this area for his beautiful singing voice.

Survivors include sisters Donnah (Melvin) Peterson, Doris (Karl) Kaelin, Sharon (Kelvin) Dowse, and Betty (Curt) Sillivan, brothers Jeff (Addy) Catlett, and Jerry (Jill) Catlett, several nieces and nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and baby brother Robert.

Following his wishes, his body was cremated and plans are to have a service for the family at Westerville Cemetery at a later date.

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