AMerican Veteran 13

Charles Watson Carlstrom

March 8, 1931 ~ January 9, 2022 (age 90)


Charles Watson Carlstrom, 90, of Poplar Bluff, MO passed away on January 09, 2022, at General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell, Missouri.
Charles was born on March 8, 1931, to Gradon and Mary Jane (Buchanan) Carlstrom in Malden, Missouri.  He married Joann Hamelback on June 6, 1949, in Holcomb, MO.
Charles was a member of the Poplar Bluff Masonic Lodge 209, Knight Templar, Scottish Rite, Royal Order of Scotland, Knight York Cross of Honor, Knight Commanders, and York Rite College.  He was retired from 22 years of service in the United States Air Force.  He was a member of Westwood Baptist Church.  
Charles is survived by spouse, Joann Carlstrom, daughter, Mary Jane Perry, son, Charles E. Carlstrom, daughter, Dorothy Jean Denkins, son, Michael J. Carlstrom, daughter, Bobbi Jo Lightfoot, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, brother, George M. Carlstrom.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Edward C. Carlstrom and Bud Carlstrom.
Visitation will be held on Friday January 14,2022 from12PM to 1PM at Cotrell Willow Funeral & Cremation Service in Poplar Bluff, MO.
Funeral services will begin in the funeral home chapel at 1PM with Dr. Steve Proctor officiating. Burial will take place at 2PM at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, MO with full military honors.   Masks must be worn at the cemetery.  


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January 14, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Cotrell Willow Funeral

Funeral Service
January 14, 2022

1:00 PM
Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral & Cremation Services
1100 Iron Bridge Rd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901


Missouri State Veterans Cemetery
17357 Stars & Stripes Way
Bloomfield, MO 63825

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