Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Charles William Ireland, Sr., 89 of Valparaiso, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017.  He was born February 17, 1928 in Chicago, IL to the late Edgar and Martha (Truesdale) Ireland.  Charles was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps.  He retired as an assistant superintendent in 1984 from Inland Steel.  Charles attended Immanuel Lutheran Church, Valparaiso and was a member of the Valparaiso Country Club.  He enjoyed golfing, meeting his friends at the Chili Bowl, and most of all spending time with his family.
On December 27, 1947 in Hazelcrest, IL, Charles married Janis E. Shigley who preceded him in death in 1999.  He is survived by his children, Jill (Gene) Voiles, Charles (Marcia) Ireland, Jr., Deborah (Mike) Martin, and Howard (Sheila) Ireland; 10 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; and brother, Richard Ireland.  Charles was also preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Steveson and brothers, Edgar and James Ireland.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Moeller Funeral Home 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso with burial to follow at Angelcrest Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00-4:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Dementia Foundation.

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