TWIN FALLS • “Chuck” Charles G. Ewing went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, with his immediate family by his bedside.
He was born Oct. 30, 1930, to Chester and Delcie Ewing in Sedgwick, Colo. He attended school at Lucern through the eighth grade and graduated from Buhl High School in 1948. He joined the U.S. Navy on Jan. 9, 1951, and attended boot camp in San Diego, Calif. He served aboard the destroyer escort USS Wiseman of the 7th Fleet in Korean waters. After serving four years in the U.S. Navy he was honorably discharged Oct. 20, 1954. He met Mildred “Max” Winkle at a Christmas dance while on leave in 1950. They were married June 21, 1953, in Twin Falls, Idaho, at the Lutheran Church. She followed him to San Diego and Long Beach, Calif., until his discharge. They then moved to Buhl, Idaho, where he farmed and raisedhis family. During his lifetime, he enjoyed motorcycles, horses and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred “Max” Ewing; his children, Steven (Kathy) Ewing, Peggy (Jason) Smith and Dennis (Christine) Ewing; grandchildren, Ray (Angela) Ewing, Rachel Pereira, Justin Smith, Jacob (Noelle) Smith and Chelsia (Jonathon) Gomez; great-grandchildren, Allie Ewing, and Tyler, Elijah and Madison Pereira; one brother, Ronald (Janice) Ewing; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
A memorial service with military honors will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Twin Falls. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Rosenau Funeral Home. There will be a private graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 in memory of “Chuck” Charles G. Ewing. The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to the doctors and staff at the Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, who cared for him. Their outstanding support and professionalism was greatly appreciated.
Family and friends are encouraged to share their memories at www.rosenaufuneralhome.com.