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Charles J. Despins, Sr
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Birth: May 3, 1941
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 2010
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

Charles J. Despins, Sr. Battle Creek Charles Jay Despins, Sr., 68, of Battle Creek, was called home to the Lord January 22, 2010 at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born May 3, 1941, the son of Wilbur Despins and Grace (Palmitier) Despins McDuffee in Battle Creek. Charles served in the U. S. Navy and was the editor of the USS Northampton Reunion Association newsletter. He worked at Post Cereals for over 37 years. He married Sue A. Haselberger on January 15, 1966 at St. Philip Catholic Church in Battle Creek. Charles is survived by his wife, Sue; their daughter, Paula S. (Todd) Jones of Battle Creek; sons, Charles J. Despins, Jr. of Marshall, John J. (Maria) Despins of Battle Creek; grandchildren, Desiree, Adele, Jessie, Brittany, Bethany, Lance, Carter and Dylan and sister, Mary Donna (Clifford) Riker of Battle Creek. He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-father, Ernest McDuffee and sister, Susan C. Steigner-Tanner. Charles was a very generous man who had a ton of common sense. There was nothing he couldn't fix. He enjoyed sports, car racing, fishing, hunting, bowling and his dog, Daisy. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4:00 p.m. and 6 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 25, 2010 at Shaw Funeral Home where a Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment with military honors at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens. The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home. www.shawfuneralhome.com


Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer on 1/24/2010
 
 
Burial:
Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Faith 49C-3
 
Created by: Ed Gillespie
Record added: Jan 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47146313
Charles J. Despins, Sr
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