- Charles E. Bannach, 86, of Stevens Point passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2005, at St. Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point. Mr. Bannach was born in Plover on Jan. 20, 1919, to the late Julius and Marie (Shannon) Bannach.
On Jan 22, 1938, he was married to Marcella (Aldrich) Bannach in Stevens Point.
Charles was a trucker most of his life. He worked for Wheeler Trucking, Dahlman Trucking and Consolidated Freightways. He retired from CW Transport as terminal manager in Wisconsin Rapids. He was an officer at Delta NU Alpha. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and spending time with his wife, Marcella, and the entire family. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and attained the rank of master sergeant. He also served in the Wisconsin National Guard for more than 25 years.
He is survived by his wife, Marcella Bannach of Stevens Point; daughters, Leone (Russell) Cerk of Watersmeet, Mich., Susan (Ron) Erb of Lindsey, Calif., and Kathy (Al of Medford) Beyer of Stevens Point; brother, William E. (special friend, Marge) Bannach; sister, Dorothy Gyrion of Wisconsin Rapids; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Charles was preceded in death by a son, Charles Larry Bannach; and by two sisters, Bonnie Koepke and Mary Slack.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Jungers-Holly Funeral Home, Amherst. Interment will be in the Lower Amherst Cemetery, Town of Amherst. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Jungers-Holly Funeral Home.
Jungers-Holly Funeral Home
262 S. Main St.
Amherst, WI 54406