News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 3, 2013

Clarence E. Vanatti


TERRE HAUTE — Clarence E. Vanatti, 82, of Terre Haute, passed away at 2:14 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, in his residence. He was a locksmith for Powell Stephenson Lumber for many years. Clarence was born Nov. 8, 1930, in Clay County, to John Vanatti and Mamie (Stoll) Vanatti.

He is survived by a daughter, Carol Vanatti of Terre Haute; two sons, Brian Vanatti and wife Carla of Marshall, Ill., and David Vanatti of London, England; seven grandchildren, Cayla, Amanda, Courtney, Andrew, Beth, Joshua, and James Tyler; five great-grandchildren, Cydney, Connor, Camden, Brynlee, and Camden; and several nieces and nephews. Clarence was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia (McKean) Vanatti, who died in 2008; sisters, Eva, Thelma, Mary and Zeta; and brothers, Claude, Amos, and Charlie.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of Eastside Church of Christ, the Senior Seekers, and Terre Haute First Gold Club.  

Visitation will be Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., in Callahan-DeBaun Funeral Home, 2425 Wabash Ave., with funeral services at 1 p.m., with Pastor Abe Miller officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be left at: