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“On behalf of my wife Ida and myself I would like to offer our condolences to the entire Salarthe family for your loss.May God bless you all. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Bob Richards - New Orleans

“Lloyd and I worked closely together during his last several years at Dow. His sincerity, humor and humility were among his many valuable traits. He...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Phil Fairchild - Luling, LA

3 of 10 | Posted by: MARIAN PEZANT - SLIDELL, LA

“Lynn and family, May God hold you in his loving arms as you walk your grieving journey! We love you and hold you in our hearts! Connie and Aaron...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Connie and Aaron Randall - WA

“Lloyd's dedication and commitment to his work in support of the Business during his 39 year career was commendable. His legacy stays to this day. He...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Gilson Reiss - Kenner, LA

“I worked with Lloyd often during his time as the EO Safety Program Manager. I learned much from Lloyd and he was always a pleasure to work with. To...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Bernie Osborne - Hurricane, WV

“Will always have fond memories of my time spent with Lloyd - mostly connected to our work at Union Carbide. He was always a consummate professional...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Steven Marcus - Charlesotn, WV

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Lloyd was my trainer when I was a new hire. We also carpooled in those early years. I greatly appreciated his mentoring...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Dave LaBrot - Metairie, LA

“My wife and I are sorry for your loss. Lloyd and I worked together at the Union Carbide Plant in Taft, LA . ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: DENNIS MARTIN - MOSES LAKE, WA

“I worked with Lloyd for many years. His humor, his fairness, and his eternal optimism made the job easier, even when the world appeared to be falling...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Steve Osborne - Luling, LA

Lloyd Walter Salathe, 69 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017, at North Oaks Medical Center.
He was born on Sunday, July 11, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Lloyd graduated from Ben Franklin High School and LSU School of Engineering.
He worked as a Chemical Engineer for Union Carbide/Dow for 39 years (1970-2009), where he was an oxide unit manager and a safety program manager.
Lloyd was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hammond, where he served as an elder for 20 years. He was also a past president of the men's club and sang in the choir. During his retirement, he enjoyed his backyard and "once in a lifetime experiences."

Lloyd was a beloved and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Rita B. Salathe; daughter, Kathryn Johnson and her children, Cameron, Emmanuel and Logan; daughter, Elizabeth Salathe Sledge and her spouse Jonathan Sledge; and grand-daughter, Olivia. Lloyd is also survived by his mother, Faith W. Salathe; and siblings, Lynn Salathe Junke, Gary Salathe and Neil Salathe.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Salathe.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 6:00 pm until the Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 707 W. Dakota St., Hammond, Louisiana 70401.

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