Carl 'Jack' Schletzer, 87, Army Corps civil engineerCarl...

November 23, 1998

Carl 'Jack' Schletzer, 87, Army Corps civil engineer

Carl "Jack" Schletzer, a retired civil engineer, died Saturday at Catonsville Genesis Eldercare Center of complications after a fall at his Catonsville home. He was 87.

Beginning in 1946, Mr. Schletzer worked as a civil engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers, supervising the design of projects such as Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, an air cargo building at Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia and various military facilities. He retired in 1977.

He was a member of the American Society of Military Engineers and a charter member and past president of the Catonsville Exchange Club. He was a congregant at Catonsville United Methodist Church and a member of the Hobbits Glen Golf Club in Columbia.

Born in Lowell, Ohio, he was a 1933 graduate of Ohio University. He served in the Army from 1943 to 1946 and was a master sergeant in a construction battalion in Burma.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Witzke Funeral Home, Catonsville, 1630 Edmondson Ave.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Mary Young; and a son, John C. Schletzer of Arbutus.

Margaret F. Sterling, 98, ballerina on London stage

Margaret F. Sterling, a former Stoneleigh resident, died of pneumonia Nov. 16 at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 98.

Mrs. Sterling was a resident at Good Samaritan Nursing Center for the past several years. She lived in Peaks Island, Maine, until the death in 1990 of her husband, George E. Sterling, a former federal communications commissioner.

The former Margaret Farray was born in Manchester, England. As a young woman, she was a ballet dancer on the London stage. After the couple's marriage in 1924, they lived in the Stoneleigh neighborhood near Towson and in Silver Spring before moving to Peaks Island in 1954.

Funeral services were held Saturday in Maine.

Mrs. Sterling is survived by one of her two daughters, Patricia S. Jabine of Baltimore; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 11/23/98

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