Charles-Blackstad-Obituary

In Memory Of

Charles O. Blackstad

Richfield, Minnesota

Guest Book

Fellow American

November 24, 2012 | MN

Thank you sooooo much for your service to our country. I am so appreciative of your selfless act of LOVE for our country and the complete FREEDOM we represent. You, my fellow American, are priceless.

Mark Kalal

November 20, 2012 | Shakopee, MN

I will miss this big hearted man.
He always treated me like a friend.
I love the way he respected every one.
He was always a gentlemen and a friend.

Suburban Sportsman Club member.

Dan Becker

November 20, 2012 | Plymouth, MN

Charles was my trigonometry teacher at Worthington Community College in 1976. The first day when I walked into his class I had no interest in math. He would illustrate math problems with stories about the ancient Phoenicians or Robert Oppenheimer and the Manhattan project. He made math come alive! He taught me critical thinking or at the very least how to pursue it. When I transferred to a four year university I was inspired to take more advanced math courses because of him. I have thought of...

Dan Becker

November 20, 2012 | Plymouth, MN

Charles was my trigonometry teacher at Worthington Community College in 1976. The first day when I walked into his class I had no interest in math. He would illustrate math problems with stories about the ancient Phoenicians or Robert Oppenheimer and the Manhattan project. He made math come alive! He taught me critical thinking or at the very least how to pursue it. When I transferred to a four year university I was inspired to take more advanced math courses because of him. I have thought of...

Robert Hanson

November 20, 2012 | Maple Grove, MN

I was a student of Charles Blackstad while attending Worthington Community College. I learned more Math in three classes than I had during my whole time in high school. He was an excellent teacher - demanding, but always willing to help if you had questions. He made a real difference in my life. My deepest sympathy to his entire family.

November 19, 2012

Charles taught me well and he made a lifelong difference in my life. I thank him for his patience and understanding. Truly an incredible man.
My condolences,
Tom Cashel

November 19, 2012

Dear family, I remember your father, Charles well and I remember that he taught most of our children at WCC many years ago. He was such a fine man and a friend. I also knew his first wife, your mother, Bernadine. Our paths didn't cross often but we always had a hearty 'hello' for one another. I remember that you lived in the stately house at the end of Church ave. My sweet husband, Bob, died just this past July and I miss him terribly.
I offer my condolences to all family members.

Brent Sin"Gee" Coggins

November 19, 2012 | Rochester, MN

Charle, Thank you for all the great times we share in magic. You always made me smile. You have that magic charm that will never vanish. All my love and blessing to you and your family, You will be missed, God Bless You

Obituaries

Charles's Obituaries

Age 86 of Lakeville Died peacefully at his home on Thursday, November 15. Retired Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve and retired teacher at Normandale Community College. Survived by daughters, Charlotte Miller (Stephen), of Burnsville; Nancy Blackstad (Loreck), of Toronto, Ontario;...

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