|Charles Sylvestor Lasack
December 31, 1919–June 1, 2010
|Charles S. Lasack, 90, of Lost Nation, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at his home in Lost Nation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lost Nation. Family and friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lost Nation, where a rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Lost Nation, Iowa, with military honors accorded by the Lost Nation American Legion Menzo Widle Post #318. Lahey Funeral & Cremation Services in Lost Nation is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Sylvestor Lasack was born December 31, 1919 in Oxford Junction, Iowa, to Henry and Christina (Landa) Lasack. He attended school in Oxford Junction and Lost Nation. He married Opal Jebsen in February of 1947. She died in August of 1967. He later married Alice Keitel on January 16, 1970 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in DeWitt, Iowa.
He served in the U. S. Army during WWII. He farmed all of his life in the Lost Nation area.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the American Legion Menzo Widle Post #381, Lost Nation. He served many years on the Lost Nation Telephone Company Board, helped establish Rustic Park in Lost Nation, was a Boy Scout leader and served as a Clinton County Township Trustee for many years. He liked the outdoors, camping, fishing and gardening and loved spending time with his family.
Survivors are his wife, Alice Lasack of Lost Nation; his step-children, Dennis (Margaret) Keitel of Iowa City, Ron (Patricia) Keitel of Maquoketa, Mary Keitel (Ray Wood) of Omaha, Nebraska, Nancy (Steve) Rutenbeck of Lost Nation, Sue (Matt) Knight of Morton, Illinois, Paul (Terri) Keitel of DeWitt, Cathy Denard of Cedar Rapids, Joe (Connie) Keitel of Muscatine and Jim (Katy) Keitel of Lost Nation; step-daughters-in-law, Mary Lou Keitel of Davenport and Jane Keitel of Oxford; twenty-seven step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild; a sister, Blanche Keegan of Maquoketa and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Opal, his parents, one brother, two sisters and two step-sons, Steven and John.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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