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Charles Alfred Upton


1943 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Charles Alfred Upton Obituary
Charles Alfred Upton, 72, of Garden Grove, CA, born October 13th, 1943 passed away in his home Sunday April 17th 2016. Charles was the oldest of three children, brother Donald and sister Joan. Charles proudly served in the USMC, working as an aircraft jet engine mechanic. After his service, Charles continued his education to become a mechanic working on airliners. With over 50 years working on aircraft, Charles truly loved his profession. Charles met and married Cathie in 1972, and in 1973 purchased their home in Garden Grove, CA. Charles and Cathie started their family in 1977 with the birth of James, William in 1978, and finally Charlotte in 1980. Charles was a devout Lutheran attending church at St. Olaf Church for over forty years. He was preceded in death by his parents Amelia and Alfred, and his wife Cathie. He is survived by his three children; James, William, Charlotte and his five grandchildren; Illeana, Natalie, James, Jonathon and, Autumn. Public services will be held 9am Monday April 25th 2016 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Garden Grove, CA. Interment will be held 12 noon at Westminster Memorial Park in Westminster, CA.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Apr. 22 to Apr. 24, 2016
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