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CARL JOSEPH SCHLOGL, UNITED STATES NAVY (Ret.)

Chief Petty Officer Carl Joseph Schlogl, United States Navy (Ret.), 87, of Savannah, Georgia and widower of Alberta Louise Knoche. Schlogl, died Thursday morning, October 24, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was a son of the late Carl Edward Schlogl and the late Anne Charleville Schlogl Grunert. Carl was a communicant at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He retired after 20 years of service in the United States Navy. Carl later worked for the Florida Marine Patrol in Key West and then the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department Detention Center. He was a member of Nippon Lodge No. 9, F. & A. M. and the Alee Shrine Temple. Carl was an avid fisherman and a member of Forest City Gun Club. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed making Bluebird houses and later seeing the birds hatch.

In addition to his wife of 61 years and his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Schlogl.

Surviving are his daughter, Carla Nesbitt (Raymond) of Thunderbolt; his granddaughter, Meredith Nesbitt Atwood (James) of Sudbury, Massachusetts; two great-grandchildren, James IV and Stella Rae Atwood of Sudbury, Massachusetts; his lady friend, Beverly Thompson of Claxton; one sister, Joyce Wells (Jim); two brothers, Edward Schlogl (Joanie) and Richard Schlogl (Rimma), and nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 o’clock Sunday at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock Monday morning at mausoleum, Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, conducted by the Reverend Francis C. Higgins.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Paralyzed Veterans of America – 801 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20006-3517 or the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #671 – Post Office Box 60358, Savannah, Georgia 31420-0358.

Online Condolences

  1. Allene Prall says:

    Carl was a good friend and neighbor. We had some good talks when he helped me with my yard, and when he was just passing by. I will miss him dearly.

  2. Linda ONeal says:

    Carl was a good friend. I miss our back fence talks and will miss seeing him out in the yard tending to his landscaping. Years ago, the neighborhood would gather in the evenings on my front porch. Carl and Bertie would always walk over for those “social hours”. The neighborhood will not be the same without him. I know he is with his wife and the angels but will still miss him. RIP Carl.

  3. Ellie Dean says:

    My family met Mr. Carl and Mrs. Alberta years ago at a restaurant that we both went to weekly. Over the years, we formed a friendship with them. When Mrs. Alberta passed, we continued to meet up with Mr. Carl from time to time. He enjoyed talking sports with my husband and kids, and he would come watch my two boys play football for several seasons. He was one of the nicest men I’ve had the pleasure of knowing, and I appreciate him treating us like family. He will be missed by us very much. His family is in our prayers.

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