Charles P. “Charlie” Bolander

Charles P. “Charlie” Bolander, age 87, of Anderson, Ind., died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at St. John Health System in Anderson. He was born on April 20, 1924, in Madison County, Ind., to the late Guerny and Mary (Skinner) Bolander.

He is survived by children, Mike (Cheryl) Bolander of Las Vegas, Nev., Gary A. (Desiree) Bolander of Pendleton, Mark S. (Dana) Bolander of Anderson, Ind., Jeffrey W. (Lu Ann) Bolander of McCordsville, and Douglas P. (Tammy) Bolander of Pendleton; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry Goff of Fortville; and sister, Mildred Wolfgang.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Naoma (Cash) Bolander; and several brothers and sisters.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Seals Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fortville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at the funeral home. Burial with Military Graveside Rites will follow at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fortville American Legion Post 391, 207 S. Merrill St., Fortville, IN 46040 or the Fortville VFW Post 6904, 206 W. Main St., Fortville, IN 46040.

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