Charles “Chuck” Edward Edgar, age 87, of Owen, passed away May 22, 2021 at his home.
A Masonic Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 27 at the Masonic Lodge (713 E. 3rd Street, Owen). Military Honors to follow provided by Lublin American Legion Post #547, Owen American Legion Post #123 and the Owen-Withee Vets Club. Family and friends are welcome from 1:00 p.m. until time of service Thursday at the lodge. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen is entrusted with the arrangements.
Chuck was born July 18, 1933 in Peoria, IL to Harold and Letha (Young) Edgar. He graduated from Rock Island High School in Illinois. Chuck was a Veteran of the United States Army and served in Korea. He was united in marriage to Betty Lou Seward on June 16, 1956 in Davenport, IA. Chuck worked as a Journeyman Lineman for NSP for many years.
Chuck served as a volunteer fireman and EMT for the Owen-Withee Fire Dept for many years. He was a member of the F. & A. M. Lodge 317 of Owen. Chuck also enjoyed helping Travis at the Rural Sentinel on Tuesdays. He enjoyed leather working and was a New York Yankees fan. Most importantly, Chuck was cherished by his family and friends.
Chuck is survived by his wife, Betty; three children: Cynthia (Robert) Ruggles of Owen, Scott Edgar of Owen, and Todd (Dana) of Rollins, MT; six grandchildren: Hutch (Erin) Ruggles of Eau Claire, Aaron (Kristi) Ruggles of Owen, Jayce Brooks-Edgar of Eau Claire, Kennedy Brooks-Edgar of Camp Fuji, Japan, Mariah Rudd of Chippewa Falls and Heather (Daniel) Gustafson of Fayetteville, NC; and six great-grandchildren: Hudsen, Berkley, Nixon, Easton, Jordy, and Emersyn. He is further survived by his friend and caretaker, Mary Degenhardt; and his brother-in-law, Jim Seward of Andalusia, IL
He was preceded in death by his parents; Harold and Letha; a daughter, Terri Edgar; a brother, Darrell Edgar; a sister, Vivian Johnson and two sisters-in-law, Dorothy and Mildred Seward.
Family and friends may express condolences online at www.maurinaschilling.com
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