Charles Thomas Bengel, age 65, of Lecanto, FL, passed away March 4, 2021 in Hernando, FL. Charles was born on August 15, 1955 in St. Johns, MI to Thomas C. Bengel and Roselyn R. (Trierweiler) Bengel. He grew up in Westphalia , MI, attended Pewamo-Westphalia schools and won the title of Class C State Wrestling Champion. Charles was a Trades Instructor for the State of Michigan and a Military Police Army Veteran. He lived in Williamston, MI and also Lecanto, FL since 2006. Charles was an avid golfer and member of the Brentwood Golf and Country Club.
In addition to his father, Charles was preceded in death by his brother, Timothy Bengel and his brother-in-law, Brian Woodbury.
Survived by his wife, Marie (Woodbury) Bengel; his mother, Roselyn R. (Trierweiler) Bengel; three sisters, Kris and her husband Don Ham, Teresa and her husband Tony Simon, Lori and her husband Gerry Schomisch; one brother, Peter and his wife Kim Bengel; brother-in-law, Wayne and his wife Diane Woodbury; sister-in-law, Rhonda and her husband William ""Bill"" Hambleton, sister-in-law, Maralyn Woodbury; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Burial will take place at Mt. Rest Cemetery in St. Johns, MI. Visitation and services will be held at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home in St. Johns, MI. Local arrangements under the direction of Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Lecanto, FL. A memorial will be planned in Lecanto at a later date.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle from Mar. 6 to Mar. 9, 2021.