Charles “Charlie” E. Reuter, 72, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019.
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Friday, June 28, 2019 at St. Jude Catholic Church with the Rev. Mark Murphy officiating. Burial with military rites will be held in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm Thursday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel Stateroom.
Survivors include his wife, Barb; son, Steve (Pam) Reuter of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Katelyn Curtis of Marion and Sadie Reuter of Cedar Rapids; great grandson, Kaeden Short; sisters, Sandy (David) Kelley of Marshfield, MO and Angie Rozmus of Waterloo, IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Cheryl Curtis in 2000, 2 brothers, Mike Reuter and Terry Knight, and a sister, Diane Andersen.
Charles E. Reuter was born January 13, 1947 in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Irvin and Kathleen (Dalen) Reuter. Charlie served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. On July 13, 1968, he married Barb Vileta in Cedar Rapids, IA. He then worked as a technician for Qwest for many years until retiring in September of 2006.
He was a member of St. Jude’s Catholic Church, V.F.W. Post #788, also enjoyed racing from dirt to Nascar. Charlie’s last racing interest was tractor pulling, which he owned a garden tractor named “Agent Orange”.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name.