Charles “Chuck” Dodge, 94, of Eau Claire, WI passed away on Saturday February 11, 2017 at Oelwein Health Care Center in Oelwein with his family by his side. Services will be held at a later date in Eau Claire, WI. He will be laid to rest in Rest Haven Cemetery at Eau Claire. The Geilenfeld Funeral Home is caring for local arrangements.
Charles Marvin Dodge was born on April 13, 1922 in Chippewa Falls, WI to parents Herbert and Addellia (Johnson) Dodge. He graduated from Elk Mound High School in Elk Mound, WI. He then attended the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, WI. Chuck served his country honorably in the United States Army Air Corps as a pilot during World War II. Chuck served in several Campaigns and flew 60 missions. On March 10, 1972, Chuck was united in marriage with Myrtle Finstad at The Little Brown Church In The Vale at Nashua, IA. Chuck was employed as an electrician with Pope & Talbot in Eau Claire, WI for many years.
Chuck is survived by his wife Myrtle of Oelwein Health Care Center; his brother Herbert “Whitey” (Lois) Dodge of Eau Claire, WI; many nieces and nephews and his local relatives: sister-in-law Florence Sondrol and nephew David Sondrol of Oelwein.