Charles “Charlie” Fred-erick Saunders Jr., age 68 of Westfield, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 21. He was born on Sept. 14, 1949 in Waterloo, IA to Charles Sr. and Wilma (Hauser) Saunders.

Charlie married Cathy Dorman on Jan. 15, 1983. He worked at Kerschner’s in Coloma for the past 19 years. Charlie enjoyed traveling, gardening, and working on projects at home.

Charlie is survived by his wife, Cathy; two sons, Benjamin and Blake; one grandson, Lucas; mother, Wilma Klemmer; six sisters, Wilma, Helen, Hazel, Nancy, Judy, and Norma; two brothers, Bill and Fred; many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Frederick Saunders Sr. and a brother, James.

According to Charlie’s wishes, no service will be held. Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Westfield is serving the family. For online obituaries and condolences visit