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Charles O. Prutzman

September 12, 1930 — November 30, 2021


Charles O. Prutzman, 91, of Temple, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2021 in his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Born on September 12, 1930, he was a son to the late Earl and Edna (Bachman) Prutzman. Charlie was a 1949 graduate of Muhlenberg High School. He was the husband of the late Joanne M. Prutzman whom passed away on October 28, 2005. Charlie worked for Lee Heffner Ford and later Van Lear Incorporated as an auto technician for many years until his retirement.

Charles is survived by his loving children, Keith W. Prutzman, husband of Kim Bagenstose, of Hamburg, Kevin C. Prutzman, husband of Joyce, of Ephrata, Charlene M. Schaefer, wife of Michael of KS, Pamela S. Klee, wife of Wilson Jr. of Temple and Patrice L. Damaio, wife of David, of Temple. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 10 great - great grandchildren and one sister, Barbara Weiss of Reifton.

Charlie was preceded in death by his siblings, Ernest Prutzman and Dorothy Crimmins.

An Evening Viewing will be held Monday, December 6, 2021 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Milkins Trymbiski Funeral Home, 4914 Kutztown Road, Temple.

Burial will be held privately at a later date at Maidencreek Cemetery.

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4914 Kutztown Road, Temple, PA 19560

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