“Chuck” or “Lyn”
Chuck was born in Bremerton WA to Charles F. and Regina H. Burns.
When he was two, the family moved to Cheney, WA where he attended school, graduating from Cheney High School in 1961.
He immediately joined the Air Force where he spent six years active duty, including a tour in Vietnam.
He later joined the AF Reserves from which he retired after 21 years.
Chuck married Margaret Sepanski in Seattle, WA in 1968.
He worked for Boeing in Seattle for 30 years before retiring and moving to Laclede, ID in 2000.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents and is survived by his wife Marge; son Charles (Duffy) his wife Elizabeth and their children Katie and Charlie of Sasebo, Japan; daughter Shannon and Aaron Anderson and their daughter Tess of Kent WA; and by his brother Kenneth of Cheney.
Chuck’s life was defined by service; service to God, family, country, friends and community.
He was always there to lend a hand to those who needed it.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 25th at St. Catherine Catholic Church, 3rd and Jackson, Priest River ID.
Instead of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Priest River Food Bank, PO Box 1321, Priest River ID 83856 or Bonner Community Hospice, PO Box 1448, Sandpoint ID 83864.
SHERMAN-KNAPP FUNERAL HOME in NEWPORT is in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at sherman-knapp.com