Charles J. Draim, 88, of South Bend, passed away at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth. He was born on Feb. 1, 1928 in Vincennes to the late Howard L. and Edith (Everts) Draim. On June 26, 1955 in Argos, he was united in marriage to D. Joan Woodcock Draim.
Mr. Draim is survived by his wife of sixty years, Joan Draim. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joan Walter.
Mr. Draim was a lifelong area resident. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN. Graveside services and burial will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Maxinkuckee. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
Contributions in memory of Charles J. Draim may be offered to Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545 or Humane Society of St. Joseph County, 2506 Grape Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
Palmer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.