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Charles Herbert Schlittler
September 8, 1927 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Charles “Charlie” Schlittler, 96, of Rantoul passed away on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, at Carle Regional Health Center, Hoopeston.
He was born Sept. 8, 1927, in Breckenridge, Texas, a son of Herb and Sybil (Stephens) Schlittler. He married Joanna Kemp on March 31, 1950, in Nashville, Tenn. She preceded him in death on March 23, 2015.
He is survived by a son, Mike (Vicki) Schlittler of Rantoul; daughter, Bobbie (Buck) Isaacs of Rantoul; son, John Schlittler of Rantoul; six grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Polly and his son Scott.
Charlie graduated from Odessa High School in Texas. He joined the U.S. Air Force and served for 23 years. He then worked at the Rantoul Post Office for another 20 years. He mowed at the Brookhill Golf Course, Rantoul for an additional 20 years. He enjoyed woodworking and watching sports, especially Cubs and Cowboys, and the Illini. He was a member of the Immanuel Southern Baptist Church, Rantoul for many years before joining the First Baptist Church of Rantoul.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, at the First Baptist Church, 401 Glenwood Dr., Rantoul. The Rev. Dan DeWitt will officiate. He will be buried beside his wife in Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church for ministry projects.