Charles Eldred Wolfe

Charles Eldred Wolfe, 87, of Marietta, passed away at 10:11 p.m. on Saturday (Aug. 3, 2013).

He was born in Findlay, Ohio, to Charles Frederick and Catherine Latham Wolfe. He graduated in 1945 from Kenmore High School and then served in the U. S. Army. He was a press department foreman for Akron Porcelain in Akron, Ohio, until his retirement in 1982. He and his wife later moved to Marietta to be near their daughter. He enjoyed gardening and woodcarving.

On April 24, 1948, he married Lena Tennant, who survives with one daughter, Susan (Daniel) Hale of Marietta, and son, Roger E. (Shelley) Wolfe of Greenbay, Wis.; grandson, Scott Hale of Marietta; stepgrandchildren, Abigail and Drake Sanford of Green Bay, Wis.; sister, Lois Fleet, and brother, David L. ((Nancy) Wolfe, both of Akron.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday (Aug. 7) at 10:30 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday after 2 with family greeting friends from 2 until 4 p.m.

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In lieu of flowers, contributions in Charles’ honor may be made to a charity of your choice.