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Charles R. Burch

May 26, 1941 ~ May 16, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Charles Burch Obituary

Charles “Charlie” R. Burch, 81, of Westby passed away peacefully at home on May 16, 2023.

Charlie was born on May 26, 1941, to Robert and Marie (Rollins) Burch in Ontario, WI. Charlie worked at various jobs as a mechanic throughout his life and retired from Vernon Electric Cooperative. Charlie enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, and spending time with his family. Hunting in the mountains with his boys and his friends was something Charlie looked forward to for over 45 years. Charlie had a talent for woodworking and enjoyed making gifts for family members.

Charlie is survived by Maxine Burch of Westby, his wife of 26 years; his daughter, Rita (Roy) Rios of Washington; his sons by marriage, Don (Brenda) Haugrud of Viroqua and Denis (Lisa) Haugrud of Cashton; his grandchildren: Jason (Becky) Haugrud of Cashton, Amanda (Jesse) Caulum of Viroqua, and Amy (Brandon) Meyer of Cashton;  his great-grand children: Deegan and Devin Haugrud, Arlo and Orvin Caulum, Logan and Colton Meyer; his brothers, Steve Burch of Tomah and Kenny (Deb) Burch of Tomah; his sister-in-law, Donna (Arnie) Johnson of LaFarge; his special niece, Jo Lynn Sevede of La Valle; and many other relatives and friends.

Charlie was preceded in death by his parents and his sister-in-law, Joan Burch.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, May 19, 2023, at the LaFarge Free Methodist Church at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Mark Phillips officiating.  A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.

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May 19, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
La Farge Free Methodist Church
214 Cherry Street
La Farge, WI 54639

Celebration of Life Service
May 19, 2023

12:00 PM
La Farge Free Methodist Church
214 Cherry Street
La Farge, WI 54639


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