Charles J. Ladd, 70, of Toluca died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday (April 23, 2011) at Heritage Manor of Minonk.
A memorial Mass will be at 9 a.m. May 8 at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Toluca. Cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment will be at a later date in Reinbeck Cemetery, Reinbeck, Iowa. Memorials may be made to the Activity Fund of Heritage Manor, Minonk.
Charles was born Nov. 20, 1940, in Hudson, Iowa, to Charles A. and Arlene House Ladd. Surviving are two daughters, Lisa (Scott) Hoffman of Underwood, Iowa, and Julie (Craig) Inman of Pontevedra, Fla.; one son, Tony (Diana) Ladd of Minonk; eight grandchildren; one brother, Doug Ladd of Reinbeck, Iowa; and four sisters, Enez Rush, Zatha Brubaker and Ercell Witzel, all of Reinbeck, Iowa; and Zelda Studebaker of Jesup, Iowa.
His parents; three brothers, Wayne, Bill and Harry; and two sisters, Wanda and Norma, preceded him in death.
Charles graduated from Reinbeck High School. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Toluca. Charles had retired from the Toluca Garment Factory as a janitor.
Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, Minonk, is in charge of arrangements.