Charles M. Wilkins, 80, passed away Dec. 9, 2009. Survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Mary A. Wilkins; children, Tony (Jackie) of Dallas, Texas, Judy of Adrian, Mo. and Lisa (Larry) of Kansas City, Kan.; siblings, Victor of Overland Park, Kan., William, and Betty Wilkins, both of St. Joseph, Mo.; and grandchildren, Carys and Luca Bella. Charles was born to Jeremy and Beatrice Wilkins on May 28, 1929, in St. Joseph, Mo. He served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII and retired from the Federal Aviation Administration as an air traffic controller. Member of St. Paul the Apostle Parish and a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus. Viewing from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday with the Vigil service immediately following. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, with Charles's brother in law, Fr. James V Brown, OAR and Msgr. Edward Nunez as concelebrants. Viewing and services held at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, 1132 W. Oro Grande Dr., Pueblo West. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team following the Mass. Interment, 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver. Online condolences,

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  1. So sorry to learn of Chuck’s passing. I have fond memories of you and Chuck living with us for a few days before moving to apartments at Winner and Sterling. Bonnie and I would visit and stay the night. God Bless you Mary. Take care. Lynnette (Wilkins) Koenig

  2. I have many childhood memories of Uncle Chuck. I wish I could have been part of his life more recently. He will be missed by all lucky enough to have known him.

  3. Mary … So sorry to hear about Chuck’s passing. He was a good man and it was a privilidge to know him. Prayers and thoughts are with you. Take care of yourself!
    With love . . . .

  4. Mary and family: GeGe and I are saddened to hear about the passing of Chuck.We have so many fond memories with you all and about you all when we were neighbors. You are in our thoughts during this time of sadness. Leon&GeGe Rieke

  5. Aunt Mary, Judy, Tony and Lisa and families. I am so sorry for the loss of Uncle Chuck. I know that the memories you have will help heal over time.

  6. Mary We are so sorry to hear and read about Chuck in the paper. Wish we had kept in touch more. Our prayers are with you and your family. Call me any time 816 807 9629

  7. Uncle Chuck, only 10 years older than myself. I loved you so much and as a child I thought that we would marry when i grew up. You found your love, Mary, and I learned that uncles and nieces don’t marry. I never stopped loving you.

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