In memory of

Charles Wadsley

December 8, 1926 - November 30, 2018
From: Nemaha, IA
Charles Wadsley

Charles Wadsley

Born: December 8, 1926
Died: November 30, 2018
Age: 91
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   Charles (Chuck) Joel Wadsley, age 91, of Nemaha, IA, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018, at Park View Rehabilitation Center in Sac City, IA.  Charles (Chuck) J. Wadsley was born on December 8, 1926, in Sioux City, IA.  He joined his adoptive family Charles Clarence and Florence (Cober) Wadsley at 2 ½ months old. He was baptized and confirmed at the Nemaha United Methodist Church.  Chuck attended grade school at Delaware Township Consolidated School and graduated high school with the class of 1944.  After graduation, he enlisted and served his country in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in November 1946.   Chuck was united in marriage to Marjorie I. Noll on June 5, 1949, at the Ida Grove United Methodist Church.  They were blessed with six wonderful children: Kathryn, Joseph, Shirlee, Lona, C. Alan and Roy.

   Chuck was a farmer and a jack of all trades.  He attended church regularly at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake, IA, and was part of the Buena Vista Barbershop Chorus and enjoyed singing in many Barbershop quartets.  Chuck was a member of the neighborhood card club, Sac County Republican’s Committee, Airstream and Good Sam’s Clubs.  He and his wife enjoyed camping regularly in their airstream.  Chuck also enjoyed going antiquing, designing his house, grainery, fabricating and designing his gravity wagon, as well as yard art.  He enjoyed every moment he got to spend with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  Chuck was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, and will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

   Chuck is survived by his children: Kathryn L. Wadsley of Storm Lake, IA, Joseph L. (Karen) Wadsley of Odebolt, IA, Sadie (Shirlee) Hawkins (companion Joe Hatcher) of White Bear Lake, MN, Lona L. (Don) Munger of Storm Lake, IA, C. Alan (Angie) Wadsley of Peterson, IA, and Roy D. (LeAnn) Wadsley of Nemaha, IA; grandchildren: Jenny (Ed) Witt, Mike (Cindy) Wadsley, Ben (Emily) Wadsley, Jake (Katie) Wadsley, Luke (Melinda) Wadsley, Aaron (Angela) Yender, Ann (Nate) Johansen, Kayla Wadsley, and Kaine Wadsley; great grandchildren: Wayne Wadsley, Grant Wadsley, Corey Wadsley, Juliet Wadsley, August Wadsley, Dana Wadsley, Carina Wadsley, Samantha Wadsley, Brielle Wadsley, Melaina Yender, Lillian Yender, Gunnar Johansen, Isabella Johansen, William Wadsley, Isla Wadsley, Charlie Wadsley, Izzy Wadsley, and Cristian Witt-Delcid; many extended family members and friends.

   He was preceded in death by his wife Marjorie Wadsley; parents, Clarence and Florence Wadsley; and granddaughter Carrie J. Wadsley.


In LIEU OF FLOWERS the family requests that memorials in Charles’ name be sent to any of the following:


North Iowa Airstream Unit       United Methodist Church            Kindred Hospice
Scott & Jody Jensen                    211 E 3rd St.                                   831 N Griffith Rd.           Storm Lake, IA 50588                   Carroll, IA 51401
22063 M Drive
Adel, IA 50003


11:00 a.m., Friday
December 7, 2018
United Methodist Church
Storm Lake, Iowa
Reverend Phil Webb
4:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday
December 6, 2018
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa
Delaware Township Cemetery
Nemaha, Iowa


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11:10 AM
“My Thoughts and Prayers for Mr Wadsley's family. My late Mom, Hallie Shoberg was his classmate at Nemaha, graduating also in 1944.”
- Tim McCarthy
Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11:19 AM
“Wadsley family and especially Lona, a life long friend and classmate: We are so sorry for your loss. We were so fortunate to get to sit and visit with you and your parents and laugh about the good old times a couple of years ago. Your father was a wonderful person and has left you with a library of memories. Thinking of you! Your loving friends, Alan and Chris ”
- Alan and Christine Fredericksen
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