In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Dora Lamers; a son-in-law, Donald Jo Spears; two grandsons: Larry Koehler and Jeremy Spears; and a great-grandson, Mathew Edgar.
Funeral services for Charles will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Central Reformed Church in Oskaloosa with Pastor Case Van Kempen and Pastor Andy Baker officiating. There will be a 10:15 family prayer service in the west wing of the sanctuary preceding the service. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel; the family will be present from 4:30-7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the MHP Hospice Serenity House. Memories and condolences may be sent by visiting the online obituary guest book at www.gvlfuneralchapel.com.