Charles Church


By admin - Posted on 11 October 2009

Charles A. Church

Charles Arthur Church, 63, of Prescott, Wis., passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at the River Falls Area Hospital.

He was born November 8, 1945, in La Crosse, Wis., to Arthur and Nellie (Newcomb) Church. Charlie graduated from Healy High School in Trempealeau, Wis., and then served our country in the Air Force.

He worked for over 40 years with the Army Corp of Engineers. Charlie was a long time member and Past Master of Northwestern Masonic Lodge #105 in Prescott.

Charles is survived by his two children, Melissa (Jeff) Kuchel, of Galesville, Wis., and Travis Church, of Galesville; two sisters, Caroline (Irvin) Diamond, of Trempealeau and Linda (significant other, Kermit Selke) Hoialmen, of Winona, Minn.; a brother, James (Ellen) Church, of Huntington Beach, Calif.; former wife, Christine Ryder, of Galesville; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother, Billy; and three nephews, Peter and Timothy Hoialmen and Irvin Diamond.