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Charles R. Metzger

February 4, 1931 — November 4, 2021

Charles R. Metzger, 90, of Waterloo, IL, died November 4, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. He was born February 4, 1931, in Floraville, IL.

He is survived by his wife Rosalie Metzger (nee Rusteberg); children Kim Kann (Ray Stalinski), Teri (Tom) Wetzler, and Mike (Jan) Metzger; grandchildren Michelle Kann, Katy (Michael) Bates, Ashley Duecker, Brittany (Kasey) Litteken, Chelsey Wetzler (Luke Weatherred), Andrew Metzger, and Ryan Metzger; great grandchildren Kailee, Kameron, Kenadee, Max, Lawson, Archer, Lola, Henry, Elsie, and Lincoln; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents Oliver & Elvira (nee Kraft) Metzger; brothers Louis (Sandy) Metzger & Edward Metzger.

Charles was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL and was a lifetime member of Waterloo VFW. He was on the Waterloo Fire Department for 26 years, a Waterloo Alderman for 43 years, and a member of Modern Woodmen of America. Charles was also a United States Marine Veteran.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Hospice of Southern Illinois
or American Heart Association

Visitation:
4 PM to 8 PM Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Monday at St. Paul United Church of Christ

Funeral:
10 AM Monday, November 8, 2021 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Ivan Horn officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Visitation

Sunday, November 7, 2021

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

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Monday, November 8, 2021

9:00 - 9:45am (Central time)

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)

200 N Main St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Monday, November 8, 2021

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St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)

200 N Main St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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