Charles was raised on the family farm in Meadowlands and he enjoyed spending time on the farm. He was happy to be either tinkering on a car or cruising in his side by side at the farm.
He proudly served his country for the United States Air National Guard and he retired from Eveleth Taconite.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Marian.
He will be greatly missed by his son, Kenneth (Paula Germain) Maly of Meadowlands; step daughters, Karla and Tanya Summers; brother, Richard (Rebecca) Maly of Meadowlands; sisters, Darlene (Stanley) Salin of Iron and Bonnie (Steve) Van Duker of Meadowlands; five nieces; five nephews; six grandnieces; and seven grandnephews.
Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 noon Saturday, January 19, 2018 at Meadowlands Community Center, 7758 Western Ave. Inurnment will be in Meadowlands Cemetery. Please leave a memory of Charles or words of support for his family at www.bellbrothersfuneralhome.com .