Charles L. Fletcher

A graveside service for Charles L. Fletcher, 82, a Carson City resident for the past 37 years, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Walton's Carson Gardens Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley.

Mr. Fletcher died March 15, 2005, in Carson City. He was born April 7, 1922, in Paris, Ill., to Forrest E. and Flora Poynter Fletcher.

He graduated from high school in Paris and received extensive aircraft training in the U.S. Air Force.

He married Jeanne Osterhus July 31, 1943, in Wickenburg, Ariz.

Before moving to Carson City, he lived in Reno for three years.

Mr. Fletcher retired as a lieutenant colonel after serving in the U.S. Air Force for 25 years. He served during World War II and in the Berlin Airlift, receiving two Distinguished Flying Crosses.

He was preceded in death by his brother George E.

Among his survivors are his wife of Carson City; daughters Judith Waller of Mound House and Leslie Pugh of Las Vegas; sister, Ruth Sims of Springfield, Tenn.; brothers Larry of Orient, Ohio, and James of Florissant, Mo.; and grandson, Aaron Labo and great-grandson, Zachary Labo, both of Jacksonville, Fla.

Walton's Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.


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