Charles Richard "Chuck" Suer(1933 - 2013)

Charles "Chuck" Richard Suer


and Brentwood

Charles "Chuck" R. Suer passed away on Sunday, January 6, at the age of 79.

Chuck was born in Lehigh Iowa in 1933. He graduated from Otho High School in 1952 after which he enlisted in the United States Army and served his tour of duty in Germany. After marrying his high school sweetheart, Joan Marie Laird, on December 19, 1954, he relocated his family to the San Francisco Bay Area in California. There they raised their two children, Denise and Keith. Chuck became a respected member of the Bay Area's construction industry as a union masonry contractor for some 40+ years. He greatly enjoyed spending time with family and friends and recently celebrated his 58th wedding anniversary with his beloved wife, Joan.

He is preceded in death by parents, Clarence and Charlotte Suer, along with siblings, Clarence Jr. and Rosemary. He is survived by his wife, Joan, daughter, Denise Jensen - along with her children, Michael (and his wife Kristy), Kristin, and Keith Brabec - and son Keith - along with his wife, Norine, and their children, Stephanie, Amber, and Carly.

A private celebration of life is being planned in remembrance of Chuck.

Published in Des Moines Register on Jan. 19, 2013