Mitchell D. "Mitch" Latta, Sr.
Residence: Burnettsville, Indiana
Died: Monday, May 28, 2018
Location: 4:20 a.m., at the Monticello Healthcare Center of Monticello, Indiana, with his family by his side
 
 
Age: 72
Date of Birth: Monday, March 25, 1946
Birth place: Bass Lake (Knox), Indiana
Branch: Army
 
Father: Charles Vern Latta  
Mother: Lula Faye ( Arion) Latta  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Mitch had lived in the Burnettsville, Indiana, area most all his life.
Funeral Date: Saturday, June 02, 2018
Funeral Location: 4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 2, 2018, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Pastor Dale Hart of the Ancient Landmark Baptist Church of Idaville, Indiana
Burial will take place: Davis Cemetery in rural Burnettsville, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 12:00 (noon) to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Mitch had been in failing health for the last several months. He grew up in Kewanna, Indiana, and was a 1964 graduate of Kewanna High School of Kewanna, Indiana. Mitch met his future wife, Nellie at a basketball game while in high school. He was a "Jack of All Trades", worked at the former Monon Trailer of Monon, Indiana, and retired from his own semi trucking company, TMS Logistics. Mitch was a devoted Christian and member of the Ancient Landmark Baptist Church of Idaville, Indiana. He was also a member of the F.O.E. (Fraternal Order of Eagles), and VFW Post, both of Logansport, Indiana, and the AmVets Post #91 of Monticello, Indiana. Mitch enjoyed going to the AmVets Post every Friday night for fish. He enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, playing dice, and Rummikub. He also enjoyed his John Wayne Western Movies, and his pet pig, Wilbur. Mitch enjoyed spending time with his special friend, Ms. Vitalis "Vi" Searcy. He was a United States Army Veteran. Most importantly, Mitch, loved all his family.
Special Services: Full Military Rites by the Monticello Veterans Honor Guard of Monticello, Indiana, will be conducted at the Davis Cemetery in rural Burnettsville, Indiana.
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Family. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On July 7, 1968, at the Pisgah Church in rural Logansport, Indiana, he married the love of his life, Nellie Mae Watts; she passed away on November 21, 2012.
Survivors include:
Children,
Barbara E. Latta of Burnettsville, Indiana,
Mitchell D. "Mitch" (wife Amanda) Latta, Jr. of LaPaz, Indiana,
Blenda M. (companion Tom Chytil) Latta of Monticello, Indiana;

Son-in-law,
Kenneth James "Kenny" Haskins of Monticello, Indiana;

Twelve (12) Grandchildren;

Nine (9) Great Grandchildren;

Sister,
Mabel Gorley of South Bend, Indiana;

Brothers,
Melvin (wife Judy) Latta of Peru, Indiana,
Earl (wife Diane) Latta of Rochester, Indiana, and
William "Vern" Latta of Wanatah, Indiana;

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Charles Vern and Lula Faye (Arion) Latta;

Wife,
Nellie Mae (Watts) Latta;

Children,
Pam Watts / Swartzel, and
Shelly Haksins;

Grandchildren / Great Grandchildren,
Shelby Ann Latta,
Jillian Elaine Haskins,
Ashley Haskins, and
Kathleen Haskins,
Virginia Lilly Johns, and
Jaycen Don Ezekiel Smith;

Infant Siblings,
Helen Margaret Latta, and
Harry Wayne Latta;

Siblings,
Wanda Faye and husband, Eldon Rogers,
Floyd Latta, and
Velda and husband, Cletus Reuben Artis;

Sister-in-law,
Alwilda A. Latta.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.