Charles Huston


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Posted Online: March 29, 2013, 7:10 pm
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Charles W. "Charlie" Huston, 86, of Davenport, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Davenport.
Following cremation, visitation is 4-7 p.m. Monday at Runge, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities.
Charlie served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was employed by the original Farmall Works in Rock Island, retiring in the mid-1980s. Later he was employed by St. Ambrose.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Kathy; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Todd; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Myrna. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty in 2009, and three sisters.












 



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