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Obituary of Charles Staples

Charles F. Staples died August 3, 2014 in a care home in Yuba City, Calif. He was 79.

There will be a family service at the gravesite at greenwood Cemetery on Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.

Charles was born July 20, 1035 in Grass valley to Charles and Vivian (Coombs) Staples. He attended high school in Marysville. Early on, he did ranch work and worked for the Department of Transportation in the winter months. This is when he met his wife, Dorothy. They were married in the 1950’s. Charles then started logging, his life’s ambition. He and Dorothy moved to Wyoming for a few years then moved to Anderson, Calif., to log and purchase timber sales.

He is survived by his brother, Robert Staples of Penn Valley; sister, Fay Wales of Grass Valley; nephew, Dale Wales of Grass Valley and niece, Valerie Wagenknecht of Petaluma.

Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy and nephews, Ron Staples and Ed Wales.


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The Union Updated Aug 20, 2014 02:30PM Published Aug 15, 2014 11:09PM Copyright 2014 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.