July 13, 1933 - May 18, 2013
Charles Raymond “Chuck” Bennett passed away May 18, 2013 in Reno, NV. He was born July 13, 1933 in Crandon, WI and graduated from Tigerton High School in 1952 with honors. Charles was in the band, chorus, speech, FFA, was class president and lettered in basketball. Charles served in the Wisconsin National Guard for three years as an infantryman. On April 12, 1958 Charles married Mildred Kulaf. They had 55 years together, until her recent passing.
In 1967, Charles moved his family to Rubideaux, CA and worked as a tire salesman. In 1979, he moved his family to Round Mountain, NV. He worked for 20 years at Round Mountain Gold Corp. serving in the maintenance dept.
In 1999, Charles and Millie retired and moved to Fallon, NV to enjoy their retirement in the state that they loved. They enjoyed outdoor activities, gardening, fishing, camping and time with their children Rick and Theresa.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Mabel MacDonald Bennett; wife, Mildred; son, Rick; three brothers and one sister.
Charles is survived by his daughter and son in law, Theresa Bennett and Vance DeBilzan of Fallon.
A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Rock of Ages Baptist Church, 1445 Lucas Rd., Fallon. Private inurnment will be at a later date. The family suggests donations be made in Charles’ memory to the Nevada Humane Society.