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Charles Edward Durnen

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Charles Edward Durnen Obituary
DURNEN, Charles Edward; age 82; April 19, 2014 of Rochester Hills. Loving husband of Cheryl Ann Durnen and the son of the late Cal Edward and Effie Mae Durnen, Charles is also survived by his siblings Daniel Pete Durnen and Valarie Jean Barrie, and beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. Charles was born in Detroit and later moved to Pontiac for his education and then joined the United States Marine Corps, training at Paris Island. Charles was later stationed at Camp Lejeune and Quantico Virginia. After an honorable discharge Charles was called upon to service his country in the Korean War, serving a total of 6 years. Charles met Cheryl Ann Craffey and was married to her in 1986. Mr. Durnen was a truck driver by trade and enjoyed traveling and good food. He began his battle with cancer in 2013 and fought it with treatments for just over year. His wife Cheryl Ann will miss him dearly. Visitation will be held on Wednesday April 23, 2014 at the Pixley Funeral Home, 3530 Auburn Road, Auburn Hills from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. with a funeral service celebrated on Thursday April 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment White Chapel Cemetery, Troy www.pixleyfuneral.com
Published in Daily Tribune on Apr. 22, 2014
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