Charles A. 'Chuck' Slagal

Charles A. "Chuck" Slagal, 74, of rural Lagro, IN, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at 3:59 p.m., at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Slagal worked at General Tire in Wabash, retiring in 2008 after 43 years. He was a member of the Lagro American Legion Post 248, and was a life member of the Wabash Moose Lodge.

He was born Jan. 25, 1944, in Wabash to Albert Fred and Mary Waggoner Slagal. He married Rebecca "Becky" Baker France at the Lagro American Legion on Oct. 30, 1993, and she survives.

Additional survivors are two daughters, Dawn (Wayne) Howell, of Wabash, and Amanda (Greg) Goodpaster, of Lagro; five sons, Charles "Stacy" (Kathy) Slagal, of Atoka, TN; Todd Slagal, Troy Slagal and Joseph France, all of Wabash; and Jeremy (Shelley) France, of Lagro; 24 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 8 p m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. the funeral home, with Rev. J.P. Freeman officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum, at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

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