Charles E. Souder
Charles was born on June 1, 1928 and passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017.
Charles was a resident of Turtle River, Minnesota at the time of his passing.
He educated in the Bemidji area.
He joined the US Navy in 1944, serving during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He served during the occupation of Germany during World War II, onboard the USS Bear (APA237), USS PCE 880, USS PCE 902, the USS Oklahoma (CLG-5), USS Wilkinson (DLG-5)COMCRUDESPAC, and onboard the USS Aludra (AF-55). He earned the World War II Victory Medal, the Navy Occupation Medal with European Clasp, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korean), and the Vietnam Service Medal with 3 stars. He retired from the US Navy in 1973.
He was married to Lois Souder.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the spring at the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Turtle River, MN.
Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji
2807 Irvine Avenue NW
Bemidji, MN 56601.
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