Charles W. Spreiter
Birth date: April 7, 1932
Death date: July 22, 2012
Charles W. Spreiter of Centuria formerly of Taylors Falls died Sunday July22nd at his home at the age of 80.
Charles was born April 7, 1932 in Staples, MN to Walter and Beulah Spreiter. He graduated from Staples High School. He joined the United States Air force in 1950 and served until Honorably Discharged in August of 1954. On November 27, 1954 he married Donna Anderson at First Lutheran Church in Taylors Falls. Charles was trained as a machinist working at GloMar, now Plastic Products in Lindstrom, Merit Machine in Taylors Falls eventually buying and owning the company until his “retirement” in 1990. He and his wife Donna also owned and operated the Dalles Mini-Mart in downtown Taylors Falls. In his free time Charles enjoyed coin collecting, taking flying lessons, was a boy Scout Leader, and his family.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, brothers John, James and his son Allan. He is survived by his wife Donna, sons James of Salt lake City, UT., Donald (Linda) of Amery, Gary of Amery, daughters Cathy (Michael) Gillespie of Centuria, Gail (Roger) Gustafson of Taylors Falls, 9 Grandchildren, 5 Great-Grandchildren and sister Margie (Bob) Wonders of Staples, MN.
One hour prior to the service on Friday at church.
Funeral service 11 AM Friday, July 27th at First Lutheran Church in Taylors Falls.
Interment Kahbakong Cemetery.