Ninety-two-year-old Charles A. Cleveland, 258 Elliot Ave., Plymouth, a Walkerton and Plymouth resident most of his life, died at 11:10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Center, following a lengthy illness.
Charles was born on Aug. 27, 1908, in Tennant, Iowa. He was the son of J.W. and Mary Wyatt Cleveland. He attended various schools in Indiana.
A loving father and husband, Charles and Edna E. Huge were married, on Dec. 3, 1939, in Plymouth.
Charles farmed for many years and also worked at Wheelabrator, Mishawaka for ten years, retiring in 1976. He and Edna were caretakers of the Conservation Clubhouse of the Plymouth Park System for eight years.
When he was younger, he loved to hunt. He especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren. His favorite pastimes were jig-saw puzzles and playing euchre.
Edna, his loving wife of sixty years, survives together with their two sons and their families. They are: Charles L. and Christine Cleveland of Plymouth, Indiana, and their children, Deanna , Lisa, Emily and Tony Cleveland. Also James E. And Marie Cleveland, Hinkley, Ohio, and their children, Peggy MacCurdy, Debra Miller and James A. Cleveland .
Four great-grandchildren also survive.
Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24, 2000, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services in the funeral home will be officiated by the Rev. James Baker, pastor of the Blissville Church of the Brethren of which Charles was a member, and Rev. Wilson Shabaz on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2000, at 11 a.m.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Charles’ memory may be made to the Marshall County Hospice or the Blissville Church of the Brethren.