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Charles Truax

June 4, 1930 — October 16, 2022

Van Wert

Charles (Chuck) Truax, age 92, passed away October 16 in Babson Park, FL. Chuck was born June 4, 1930 to Glenn and Jenny Truax. On December 19, 1953 he married Isabelle Harrison who preceded him in death.

Survivors include a daughter Nancy (Jerry) Dohoney of Babson Park, Florida and Jeff (Kim) Truax of Lenoir, NC; grandchildren Chad (Amy) Adams, Justin (Sara) Truax, Barrett Truax and Nathan (Mandy) Dohoney. A daughter, Kathi Jo preceded him in death. Great grandchildren include Kyley (Tanner) Laemmle, MacKenzie (Alex) Adams, Gavin (Vivian) Gardner and Jack Dohoney plus great great grandchildren Donovan, Evelynne, Leighton, Max, Henry and Rinn.

Chuck was a 1948 graduate of Van Wert High School and served in Okinawa during the Korean War. He returned home to work at National Seal, Kennedy Manufacturing, and Chrysler before retiring in 1993. He enjoyed building and repairing items and loved helping others with projects.

There will be no calling or visitation hours. There will be a private service for family members only.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.alspachgearhart.com

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, Ohio.

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