|Charles Roy Vassmer|
Mr. Vassmer was born Oct. 13, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., to Roy and Florence Vassmer.
In 1947, he joined the Air National Guard and was activated into the U.S. Air Force as a rear gunner on an A-26, patrolling over most of Europe until 1952.He married his wife, Gloria, in 1983 and moved to St. Germain in 2001.
Mr. Vassmer worked at several companies as a credit manager while volunteering with the Boy Scouts and the Lions Club.
Dec. 18, 1975, was declared Charles Vassmer Day in Hoffman Estates in honor of his 17 years as a volunteer with the Hoffman Estates Civil Defense.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Fred and George.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Mark (Ann), Greg (Carla), and Thad; daughters, Chris (Dale) DuBois, Linda (Tom) Swoboda and Sandra (Cy) Nye; stepson, Jim Hoffman; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren.
His interests included camping, fishing, nature and the church.
Services were held July 1 at Community United Church of Christ in St. Germain. Interment followed at the St. Germain Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Charles Vassmer’s name to the United Church of Christ in St. Germain.
Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services of Minocqua and Woodruff assisted the family (online condolences at bolgerfuneral.com).
|Tuesday, July 02, 2013 2:01 PM|