Charles L. Newman

Resided in Rapid River, MI
Died June 19, 2020

Charles L. Newman, age 92, of Rapid River, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2020, with his loving family by his side.

Charles was born April 19, 1928, in Detroit, the son of Harold and Rita (Lutz) Newman. Following school, Charles worked as a designer for Chrysler. Charles was also a veteran of the United States Marines, which he was honorably discharged from in 1948. On January 4, 1991, Charles was united in marriage to his loving wife Patricia (Collins) Newman. In 1994, they moved to Rapid River where they currently still reside and spent their winters in Naples, Florida. Charles was a member of the Rapid River American Legion, Marine Corp League, and also the United Automobile Workers. Charles will be deeply missed by so many.

Charles is survived by his loving wife Patricia (Collins) Newman, daughters Linda (Les) Verscheuren, Sally (Bill) Shoener, Mary (Bob) Medley, Katy (Dave) Steines, sons Thomas (Margaret) Newman, Jeffrey Newman, Gary (Jan) Dall, Glen (Shelly) Dall, 18 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosemary, son Marshall Newman, daughter Carrie Paholak, and brother Harold Newman, as well as his parents Harold and Rita (Lutz) Newman.

Private services for Charles will be held for the family in July. Memorial contributions in honor of Charles may be directed to the American Heart Association. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Newman family.

10 Tributes for “Charles L. Newman

    To Chucks beloved wife Pat and all the Newman family and extended family so sorry to hear of Chucks passing. our thoughts are with ye at this sad time.

    Mary and Chas
    County Cork

    We were very sad to hear of Chucks passing. Whenever we visited the UP Chuck and his family were very welcoming and treated us as their own. Our thoughts are with Pat, Tom, Jeff, Sally, Mary, Linda and all of chucks family at this sad time. All our love, Paul, Sinead, Sadie and Charlie.

    Dave and I are so sorry to hear of Chuck’s passing!! Sending prayers and hugs to Pat and the entire family!!

    To all who loved Chuck…
    “Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch” Dave and I send our heartfelt condolences to you Pat and the entire family.

    May Gods grace and tender love hold you at this very sad time. Mr. Newman was a wonderful man. He will be miss on this earth. Rest In Peace.

    -Lin Fanara-Sutter

    Thanks for everything Grandpa! It was quite a good adventure.

    I will be in the woods thinking about all you taught me.


    Prayers & hugs for you, Pat, and the whole family. I’m so grateful that we got to know Chuck. He was a gentle soul & will be missed.
    Trust time. Continue loving.

    Jeff & Ro

    So sorry for your loss, Pat. Charles and Chuck were BFF ‘s for so many years. Chuck thought so much of Charles. He will be missed. I really enjoyed knowing you two.

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