ELMO - Charles Lofley, 79, died April 11, 2009, in his home in Elmo.
He was born Feb. 25, 1930 to Martha Mabel Atwood and John Charles Lofley. He married the love of his life, Anne Beryl Tidwell in Elmo on Sept. 26, 1949.
Charles loved hunting, fishing, and camping.
He loved being with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Charles was a member of the UMWA Local 6363, Hiawatha, where he worked for 40 years.
Charles is survived by his wife, Beryl; children; Charla (Wayne) Every, Elmo; Joleen Athos, Spokane, Wash.; Raymond (Debbie) Lofley, Price; Cindy (Jimmie) Schwegerl, Lincoln City, Ore.; Robbie (Rene) Lofley, Elmo; Clay (Tara) Lofley, Helper; Casey (Lisa) Lofley, Elmo; and Rusty (Andrea) Lofley, Hotchkiss, Colo.; sister; Georgena (Arvel) Hansen, Elmo; 24 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Della Rasmussen and Cora Oliver; five brothers, Rueben Tucker, Willard Tucker, Vearl Tucker, Max Tucker and John Charles Lofley Jr.; and son-in-law; Frank Athos.
Graveside services will be Wednesday, April 15, 11 a.m. at the Elmo City Cemetery. Viewing will be Tuesday, April 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary, 680 E. 100 South, Price. Interment will be in the Elmo City Cemetery.