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February 25, 1939 - March 10, 2013

Charles was born February 25, 1939 near Mabel, Minnesota to Clarence and Gladys (Vickerman) Starks.  He grew up in the “Big Woods” area and attended school in Newburg and the Mabel High School.  He served in the United States Army.  He lived in several places but mostly in the Mabel area and Owatonna, Minnesota where he worked in roofing. He enjoyed reading and growing roses. Charles passed away in Port Orford, Oregon on March 10, 2013.

Charles is survived by his children Peggy Robin, Timothy Charles, Michelle Elizabeth, Kim Renee, Troy, Joel Robert, Corey Theodore, and Christen Marie; several grandchildren; two sisters Irene (Donald) Brumm of Decorah, Iowa, and Helen Ostby of Chatfield, Minnesota; and nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister Betty Morin.

Memorial service for Charles Starks will be 1 pm Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Newburg United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Stoeger officiating.  Burial will be in the Prosper Cemetery.
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