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 Chuck Gifford

Chuck Gifford

Birth
Creston, Union County, Iowa, USA
Death 6 Aug 2009 (aged 64)
Lake View, Sac County, Iowa, USA
Burial Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 42965256 · View Source
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Born to Lloyd and Helen (Vogel) Gifford. He grew up in Creston, IA and graduated from Creston High School in 1963. He attended South West Community College and then graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Education. Married Barb Taylor on August 20, 1966. He taught school in King City Missouri before being drafted into the US Army. He served two years during the Vietnam Conflict and was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in connection with military operations against hostile forces. Returning from military service he obtained his masters degree in history from Northwest Missouri State University. He taught History at Villisca High School for 1970 - 1976. He moved to Carroll IA and taught history at Carroll High and Kuemper High Schools. He worked as a State Farm Insurance Agent from 1979 until he retired in 2008. He was very active in the community serving several organizations. He enjoyed music, fishing, camping, reading, kayaking, biking and traveling. He had one son and twin daughters and four grandchildren. He passed away in one of his favorite places on earth: Black Hawk Lake in a boating accident.


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  • Created by: Hiesela
  • Added: 11 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42965256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chuck Gifford (27 Dec 1944–6 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42965256, citing Carroll City Cemetery, Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Hiesela (contributor 46625281) .