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Charles William May
October 19, 1927 – May 20, 2016
Charles William May, 88, of Anamosa, passed away peacefully Friday, May 20, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at his home. Visitation is from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM with a Celebration of Life beginning at 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Martelle United Methodist Church. A luncheon to follow the celebration of life at the church. Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Charles is survived by his daughter, Becky (Bernie) Gorsch of Marengo, Iowa; step-children, Jerry Plower of Rapids City, South Dakota; Susan Cavadel of Stone City, Iowa; Jim Plower of Stone City, Iowa; siblings, Bob (Connie) May of Marion, Iowa; Rose Millis of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Ron (Ginny) May of Anamosa; grandchildren, Candi (Mitch Goodell) Fraley, Liz (Ed Langurst) Fraley, Phillip (Carrie) Fraley, and additional loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Jackie May; former spouses, Eutona Kohl, Edna Bader, Johann Nesley and two grandsons, Justin and Jason May.
Charles William May was born October 19, 1927 in Kampsville, Illinois the son of Floyd and Vivan (Stevens) May. Charles was very active in his church, Martelle United Methodist Church, and the Stone City Community Center. Charles enjoyed string art, gardening, building clocks, puzzles, and especially spending time with his grandchildren. Charles was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.

Submitted by: Richard Harrison
Source: IowaCremation


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