Charles Mentzer

In Loving Memory Of Charles R. Mentzer Memorial Service 6:30 p.m.. Thursday June 10, 2010 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Eagle’s Auxiliary Musician Jeffrey Backe Selection “Amazing Grace” Charles R Mentzer age 84 of Missouri Valley Iowa passed away Monday at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Charles was born May 1, 1926 to James and Gertrude (Ort) Mentzer Charles graduated from Missouri Valley High School 1944, then went on to college at the University Of Northern Iowa, Teachers College in Cedar Falls. Charles was employed with the Fireman’s Funds Association. He served in the Navy during World War II. Charles loved to golf, bowl, playing cards, watching sports, hunting and fishing. Charles married Louise Johnson November 19, 1947 in Waterloo, Iowa Louise passed away July 7, 2005. Survivors include children: James L. Mentzer and wife Annette of Seattle, Washingon; daughters: Mary E. Backe and husband Jeffrey of Imlay City, Michigan; Judith A. Mentzer of Seattle, Washington; grandson: Douglas J. Allmon of Missouri Valley, Iowa; sisters, Esther and husband Virgil Nichols of San Gabriel, California; Dorothy and husband John Hardy of Council Bluffs, Iowa; brothers Joe and wife Marilyn Mentzer of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Jim and wife Jean Mentzer of Missouri Valley, Iowa. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, wife Louise, daughter Virginia Louise, sisters; Evelyn, Gertrude; and brother Robert. Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00 to 6:30. Thursday night June 10, at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home.

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