Charles E. Oberthur
83, of Indianapolis, passed away May 19, 2014. He was born May 31, 1930 to the late Frank W. and Gladys Rhodes Oberthur. Charles was a 1948 graduate of Arsenal Tech High School and he attended University of Indianapolis and University of Illinois. He proudly served his country before retiring with the rank of SMS after 39 years in the U.S. Air Force. Charles was also employed by Indiana Bell for 32 years, retiring as an instructor in 1980
Charles married Barbara J. DeNoon September 2, 1960 and was a past member of Brightwood United Methodist Church and Telephone Pioneers of America.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Washington Park East Cemetery, 10612 E. Washington St.
Charles is survived by his wife, Barbara J. DeNoon Oberthur; son, Michael A. Oberthur; brother, William J. Oberthur; grandchildren, Colin and Jennifer Oberthur; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions for cancer research may be made to Riley Memorial Association, 50 South Meridian St., Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN. 46204. Final arrangements and care are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel . http://www.shirleybrothers.com