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Charles H. Zwergel

Charles H. Zwergel, age 69, of Mountain City, TN and formerly of Wisconsin, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 5, 1943 in Wisconsin to the late Henry Willard Zwergel and Helen Anna Emelia Klemp Zwergel. In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Eckert.

Charles retired in 1996 after 30 years of service as a police officer. He enjoyed bowling and being outdoors, especially playing golf, hunting and fishing. Charles also enjoyed working with his hands and building various things.

Charles was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Edgerton, Wisconsin.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Zwergel; daughters and sons-in-law: Kim and John Trinkle, Dodie and Michael Petitt, Stephanie Hessler, Melanie Zwergel, and Amber Rohde; sons, Brad Zwergel and Edward Rohde; sister and brother-in-law, Sue and RT Smith; eleven grandchildren, four nieces and nephews; special friends: Kurt Zuege, Chris Zwergel, Roger Collins, Pete and Diana Ebbott, Jerry Selvog, Jerry Hagen, Fran Parker, and many more.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 1-3:00 p.m. at Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date at the VFW of Madison, Wisconsin with Jeff Vandenheuvel to officiate.

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The family of Charles H. Zwergel has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.