Charles Gary Steege of Dresser and formerly of Oshkosh, died April 7, 2019, supported by family and friends at his home. He was 79.

Charles was born Nov. 18, 1939, in Clintonville, Wis., to Samuel and Lola (Riege) Steege. He was united in marriage to Lois Olson on May 6, 1961, in Clintonville. Charles raised his family in Oshkosh and retired after 30 years with Rockwell International. Retirement memories were built in Milltown (Bone Lake) for 17 years before moving to Dresser. Charles was a member of East Balsam Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, farming, and time spent with family and friends.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Elden and Warren.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Lois; daughters, Cheryl (Tim) Hunt and Lisa (Don) Ambli; son, Craig (Vicky) Steege; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Charles’ Life wereApril 13 at East Balsam Baptist Church, Balsam Lake. Private interment at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner. Memorials are preferred to Samaritan’s Purse.

Grandstrand Funeral Home of Osceola handled the arrangements.

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