Charles W. Legue
Boyne Falls (formerly of Vassar)
Charles Wesley Legue, age 87 years, passed away peacefully Monday,
December 12, 2016 at his residence. He was born on January 11, 1929 in
Flint, the son of the late Max and Ruth (Shaw) Legue. Chuck was a
veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War, where he was a
POW for 33 months. On December 18, 1954, he married Ila Force and she
survives him. Chuck worked as a tool and die maker and he was employed
at Means Industries before his retirement. Upon his and Ila’s
retirement, they moved to Boyne Falls. Chuck enjoyed being outdoors,
fishing and camping.
Surviving family include his wife of 62 years, Ila; children, Debbie
(Charles) Slater, Carrie (Ronald) Daenzer and Charles (Lisa Whitaker)
Legue II; grandchildren, Jeff McCrandall, Cory Slater, Danielle (Tony
Hascal) Slater, Crissy (Dennis) Dutcher, Brandy (Larry) Mangold, Angie
(Josh) Turnbull and Chas (Tenley) Legue; sisters, Delphine Gassman and
Bonnie Terbush; brothers, Bruce, Alfred, Dale and Louis Legue; and
many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Chuck was preceded in
death by his brothers, Bud and John Legue and sisters, Maxine Germain,
Doris Gouine and Myrtle Troxell.
Funeral service was held on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the
Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St. in Vassar. Burial took
place at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Those desiring may make
contributions to the ALS. Foundation.