Charles Nat
C harles G. (Chuck) Nat, Master Sgt/U.S. Air Force Ret., of Vallejo, Calif., died Saturday at his home.
He was born October 23, 1932, in Wilkes-Barre Township, a son of the late George and Mary Rodzinak Nat. He was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School. Mr. Nat was an Air Force veteran serving during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He retired with the rank of master sergeant in 1972 after more than 20 years of service.
Following his retirement from the military he was employed by the Sanitation & Flood Control Department for the City of Vallejo and he also operated his own sanitation contracting company in Vallejo.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Joseph, Michael, Peter and Andrew Nat; and by his sisters Mary Sydlo, Anna Golenski, Elizabeth Nat and Helen Poslock.
Surviving are daughters Beverly Prebula and her husband, Michael, Vallejo, Calif.; Debbie Burt and her husband, Steve, Vallejo, Calif.; sons Chuck Nat and his wife, Melinda, Grass Valley, Calif.; Steven Nat and his wife, Suzy, Spring, Texas; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters Kay Tomchak, Edwardsville; Olga Evanick, Fla.; Teresa Havely, Ashley; nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial service with military honors will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Cemetery, 1594 S. Main St., Hanover Township. Monsignor Joseph G. Rauscher will officiate.
Friends are asked to gather at the cemetery on Saturday morning for the service. Arrangements are by the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre.
Published by Times Leader on Jul. 19, 2006.
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To Chuck's Family----
Bev,Debbie,Steve,Chuck and families

What can you say about Chuck??? He was a special friend. He had a smile and a laugh you can never froget. He loved people and they loved him -- especially the women!! He loved to gamble - winning sometimes.
Chuck will forever be remembered here at Characters' Saloon and now we have extended our family to include you.
Characters' Saloon
July 25, 2006
A donation of $200 was made to Molly' Angels of Napa Valley in rememberence of Chuck. He was a great friend of the angels and went on casino trips sponsored by them.
July 24, 2006
When I met Chuck through my dad, Bud Budding, I was instantly struck by Chuck's contagious smile, warm greeting, sincere mannerism, and humility. I liked Chuck immediately and am happy that I was graced with his company these past couple of years.

I know that Chuck will be missed by everyone who knew him because he was one of those special people who warms your heart just to be in his company.
Debra Budding
July 22, 2006
Doug Williams
July 22, 2006
Marge Williams
July 22, 2006
I first met Mr. Nat when I was in elementary school. His sparkle in his eyes and warm grin made me want to hug him every time I saw him. He embraced life, and has been a great inspiration to me during his recent harder years. I saw his determination and amazing attitude get him up out of bed and back on the road. Bless Him.
Mary Fisk Pack
July 20, 2006
So many good times & great memories for life!!!!

Sincerely,
Jerry Williams
July 20, 2006
I'm so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. In reflecting back some of my fondest memories were with Chuck and his beloved backhoe. On behalf of Allana, Amber an I please accept our Deepest condolances.
Mike Plantz
July 20, 2006
Dear Friends of my Dad,

Thank you for enriching his life! He so loved living and experiencing life to the fullest with all of you. He faced everything that life gave him head-on and was determined to compete and win in the game we call life. He won so many times before time ran out and it was "game over."

I know he is bending St. Peter's and God's ears about his family and friends and how proud he is of all of us, and how blessed his life was to know all of you that loved him.

I wouldn't be surprised, if by the time we all get to heaven, Dad has negotiated a good spot for us all!

Thank you again and God bless all of you,

Chuck Nat (Chuck's son)
Chuck Nat
July 20, 2006
chuck, was a great guy. he will be missed by many.he had a heart of gold.
fred saraiva--tune town service-1980.
fred saraiva
July 19, 2006
Bev,
So sorry to hear about your Dad. I know this is a tough time for you and your family. It was so great to catch up with you back in May of this year.

Best Regards,

Mara Leach Rigel
Mara Rigel
July 19, 2006
Chuck and I took many trips together sponsored by "Molly's Angels of Napa Valley to casinos. No doubt about it he loved to gamble and most of the time he came out a winner. He was a good friend and he will be missed.
Claude "BUD" Budding
July 19, 2006
Chuck will be missed by everyone that knew him. What a wonderful man and what a sense of humor. Rest in peace my friend !!!
mary carll
July 19, 2006
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