Charlie passed away of natural causes on December 6th, 2017 at home, at the age of 96. The world has lost a true pioneer, Charlie was a very special part of every life he touched, he was funny, sassy, bold and independent to a fault. He was a story teller. He spoke to children like they were his equal.
Charlie was a proud member of the Turlock Free Masons lodge.
Charlie is survived by his son Dan Croteau (Donna), brothers Bill (Elinor), and Jim (Alice) Edwards and numerous nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews and a community of true friends.
A celebration of Charlie’s life will be held at the Allen Mortuary in Turlock, CA at 1:00 on Saturday January 27th, please wear a ball cap in Charlie’s honor.