He passed away in his favorite chair at home.
Charles attended Rogers High School and after graduation joined the Navy.
Upon returning from his service in the Navy, Charles obtained a position with the Western Fruit Express Railroad where he worked for 27 Ă‚Ë?
Charles is survived by his wife, Faye, the love of his life, of 37 years; children, Julie, Deer Lake; Elmer (Krissa) N. Dakota; Richard, Spokane; Jay (Evelyn) Texas; Tyanna, Spokane; Nadara (Keith) Reno; Stauna (Wayne) Spokane; his favorite Auntie Myrna Tokarz; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his faithful companions Russell, Dilly, and Birdo.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Charlotte; his sister, Charlene; and his brother, Carrol.
We want to thank Dr. Mary Noble for the great care and friendship she gave to Charles through the years.
There will be a memorial service - potluck, in July.
Watch for notice in July in the Obituary Section.
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