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Charles E. Rasdale

June 12, 1928 ~ June 29, 2018 (age 90)

Charles E. Rasdale died Friday, June 29, 2018 at the age of 90. He was born June 12, 1928 in Ashley, MI the son of Joseph and Ruth (Green) Rasdale.  Charles was a graduate of Elsie High School, Class of 1946 and a Navy Veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, traveling and trips to the casino.  He loved spending winters in Arizona and Mississippi after retirement. Charles retired from Sealed Power Corp. in September of 1985 with 32 years of service.  On February 16, 1949 he married Joan Wilcox and she preceded him in death in 2015. He was also predeceased by a son, Tom and two sisters and two brothers. Surviving are two daughters, Ruth Ann Rasdale and Mary Ann (Larry) Bosom) all of Ovid; three sons, Edward (Diana) of St. Johns, Michael (Rhea) of Higgins Lake and Bob (Charlene) of Mason; daughter-in-law, Becky Rasdale of DeWitt; grandchildren, Sunshine Rasdale (Jake), Adam Rasdale, Brian Rasdale (Danielle), Andrea Rasdale (Nathaniel) Megan Rasdale, Taylor Bosom (Garrett) and Andrew Bosom; two great grandchildren, Drexel and Katherine and two sisters, Patricia Casurella and Linda (Arlan) Bushman.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, July 6, 2018 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home with Pastor Kathy Leydorf-Keck officiating. Interment will follow at Eureka Cemetery with military honors provided by the St. Johns Honor Guard. The family will receive relatives and friends 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday, July 5 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care 801 S. Waverly Lansing, MI 48917.



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