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Visitation

Quernheim Funeral Home
Sunday November 7th, 2021
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Visitation

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)
Monday November 8th, 2021
9:00am - 9:45am

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Funeral Service

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)
Monday November 8th, 2021
10:00am

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Charles R. Metzger

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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Guestbook

So sorry for the family's loss. Charlie was a friend to all and I never met a better man. Waterloo lost one it's best embassadors.

Steve Jung Nov 7 2021 4:55 PM

Remembering Charlie as one of Waterloo's best

William and nancy Nobbe Nov 7 2021 3:50 PM

So sorry for your loss. Charlie was great man and a better friend to all.

Leon Wirth Nov 5 2021 10:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Metzger

Leon and Diana Wirth Nov 5 2021 10:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Metzger

Carolyn and Marvin Henry Nov 5 2021 1:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Metzger

Michael, Jamye, Aspen & Ava LaFollette Nov 5 2021 11:28 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Metzger

Gina Wetzler Nov 5 2021 10:58 AM

So sorry for your loss - our prayers are with your family

Candy Bise Nov 5 2021 8:50 AM

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family

Toni Miller Nov 4 2021 5:22 PM