Celebration of life for Thomas Schlotterback is March 19

Thomas Schlotterback was born March 18, 1929, to Everett and Grace (Disney) Schlotterback in Hays, Kansas. He died on Sept. 14, 2015.

Schlotterback started as an assistant professor position at Western Washington University in 1965. He became a full professor in 1972 and was the art department chair from 1973 until 1983. He retired in 1993 as Professor Emeritus.

A celebration of life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19at Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Ave. in Bellingham.