Charles Staloch, 1935-2018

Published 1:00 am Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Charles M. Staloch, 83, passed away peacefully in Mesa, Arizona, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Oct. 13 until the  time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at St. Theodore Catholic Church in Albert Lea. Lunch will follow the service.

Charles Staloch

Charles was born July 16, 1935, in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, and was raised in Wells, where he graduated from high school in 1953.

After serving in the Army he moved to Albert Lea. He married Margaret Gray in 1959 and they raised four children. Charles worked as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for more than 30 years. He was involved in scouting, youth baseball coaching, bowling, golf and was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus.

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In 1999 he retired to Mesa, where he married Ollie McAvoy.

He loved to play cards and remained an avid Minnesota Twins and Gophers fan.

He is survived by wife, Ollie; brother, Jerry (Barb); sister-in-law, Delores Jacobson; children Susan (Mike) Rush, David (Cindy), Michael (Brenda) and Mark (Heidi); stepdaughters Mary Ann (Paul) Arndt, Cathie (Roger) Klopfenstein, Carol (Norman) Sommerfeld and Lori (Randy) Thompson; and many nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by parents Carl and Ann; wife, Margaret; and brother-in-law, Dennis Jacobson.

Memorials are preferred to an organization of the donor’s choice.