Charles E. Hollenback, 80, Roann, died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, at 8:12 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.
He was born March 14, 1936, in Huntington County to Charles J. and Rita (Lange) Hollenback.
Chuck married Colleen K. DePoy in Wabash Dec. 30, 1956. He retired from GenCorp, Wabash, in 1997 after 42 years.
He was a member of Roann United Methodist Church, Wabash Moose Lodge and a 50-year member of Gilead/Macy Masonic Lodge. Chuck loved fishing, hunting, going to garage sales, auctions, gardening, scuba diving, metal detecting, camping and especially being with his family. He was involved with the youth in the community serving as a former Cub and Boy Scout leader and coached his son’s baseball team.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen K. Hollenback, Roann; three children: Cindy (Ernie) Holycross, Danville, Ill., Cheryol (Tom) Crull, Roann, and Clay (Dr. Tracey Littrell) Hollenback, Wilton, Iowa; four grandchildren: Dana (Donnie) Perry, Danville, Chad (Megan) Haupert, Fort Worth, Texas, and Garrett Hollenback and Reid Hollenback, both of Wilton; one step-granddaughter, Daphne Holycross, Roann; great-grandson, Grayson Haupert, Fort Worth, Texas; five step-great grandchildren; three brothers: David Hollenback, Roann, and Robert Hollenback and Ed Hollenback, both of Wabash; six sisters: Ruby Herrell, Missouri, Pauline (John) Brane, Albuquerque, N.M., Mary Ellen Morris, North Manchester, Carolyn Jo Hollenback, Markle, Ann Koch, Wabash, and Connie (Chuck) Dutton, North Wilkesboro, N.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents, step-granddaughter, Trisha Frank, and his brother, Richard Hollenback.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Roann United Methodist Church, with Pastor Wayne Balmer officiating. Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery.
Friends may call 2-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Roann, and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church. There will be a Masonic Service at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Roann United Methodist Church.