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.