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.