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Charles W. "Carl" Jewell Print E-mail

July 12, 1932 - Nov. 27, 2013

Charles William “Carl” Jewell, 81, of the Town of Leon, Waushara County, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at Omro Care Center where he had resided for the past four months.

The only son of Edwin Davis and Margaret McNutt Jewell, Charles was born July 12, 1932 on the family farm near Pine River, where he resided all his life.  He was a graduate of Pine River State Grade School, a 1950 graduate of Wild Rose High School, and attended Agriculture Short Course at UW-Madison.  On July 18, 1959, he was united in marriage to Adell Lois Brewer at Berlin Methodist Church.

Charles was a farmer all his life. He also worked at the Redgranite Pickle Station, Wild Rose Lumber Company, Wells-Fargo Security Company, and delivered the Oshkosh Northwestern and Buyer’s Guide papers for many years.  He served as a board member for Associated Milk Products, Inc., Pure Milk Products, Inc., and Wisconsin Feeder Pig Co-Op.  He was a leader of the Pine River 4-H Club and served on the Waushara County Livestock Committee.  Charles was a member of the Waushara County Civil Defense Police and Supervisor on the Town of Leon Board.  He was a member of Pine River Congregational Church where he served on the church board.  Later, he attended Waushara Community Church and was active in the Young at Heart group and Monday morning Bible study. He was a member of Gideons International.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years: Adell; three daughters: Monique (Jeff) Volden, Mt. Horeb; Lois Jewell and Carolee (Vaughn) Brooks, both of Redgranite; two sons: Timothy (Monica) Jewell, Auburndale; and Thomas (Dawn) Jewell, Redgranite; fifteen grandchildren: Abrah and Annette Volden, Jewel, Carina, Kaitlyn, Esther, Micah and Sackett Brooks, Isabella, Annalise, Charlie and Molly Jewell, and Marisa, Makenna and Mia Jewell; two sisters: Joan Bohn, Hancock; and Judith LaFrombois, Fitchburg; brothers-in-law: Fred (Nancy) Brewer, Berlin; and Ronald Brewer, Weston; numerous nieces, nephews, and his extended church family.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his father and mother-in-law: Lawrence and Maxine Brewer; a sister: Jean Glass; three brothers-in-law: Ewan Glass, Ben Bohn and Ed LaFrombois; two nieces: Mary Margaret Glass and Randi Glass; and brother of the heart: Dick Anderson.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. at Waushara Community Church, Hwy. 21, Wautoma, the Rev. R. Alan Spitler officiating.  Interment was in Pine River Cemetery.  Friends and relatives could call on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church and again Monday, Dec. 2 one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Barbola Funeral Chapel of Berlin.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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