In Memory

Charles Isfalt - Class Of 1940

Charles E. "Chuck" Isfalt

Charles E. “Chuck” Isfalt, 92, of Lebanon, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 26, 2015. He was born in Tippecanoe County, near Lafayette, Indiana on May 6, 1922, a son of the late Charles Reuben and Emma Linda (Dain) Isfalt.

At the age of four, he and his family moved from Tippecanoe County to Boone County. Mr. Isfalt graduated from Thorntown High School in 1940. On October 4, 1942, he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps and served his country honorably until his discharge on February 16, 1946. Following the service, he began farming in the Thorntown community, retiring in 1984. He helped his son farm during his retirement.

On October 5, 1948, he was married to Julia Margaret (Wright) Isfalt in Independence, Kansas. She passed away on September 5, 2000. He then was married to Emalou (Waggener) Reynolds Isfalt on August 1, 2001 in Thorntown; she survives.

He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed woodworking until he suffered a broken back and was unable to do what he loved. Chuck was a faithful member of Thorntown United Methodist Church and the American Legion of Thorntown.

Wife: Emalou Isfalt – Lebanon, Indiana
Son: Rodney D. Isfalt and wife, Rebecca – West Lafayette, Indiana
Three Step Children: Terry Reynolds and wife, Julie – New Palestine, Indiana
Patsy Burgin and husband, Ed – Lebanon, Indiana
Randy Reynolds and wife, Vickie – Colorado Springs, Colorado
Four Grandsons: Daniel Charles Isfalt and wife, Jolene
Kyle Joseph Isfalt
Andrew Earl Isfalt and wife, Shannon
Jonathan David Isfalt and wife, Melissa
Six Step Grandchildren: Sarah Reynolds
Amy Reynolds
Bret Burgin and wife, Lisa
Craig Burgin and wife, Leisa
Nikki Barclay and husband, Steve
Pattie Wylie and husband, Matt
Several Great Grandchildren
Sister: Mary Edna Bush – Indianapolis, Indiana
Many Nieces and Nephews

Deceased: In addition to his parents and his first wife, Charles was preceded in death by three brothers, Marion Isfalt, Victor Isfalt, and Earl Isfalt, and a sister, Ruby Isfalt.

Memorials may be made in his honor to The United Methodist Children’s Home
515 West Camp Street, P.O. Box 747
Lebanon, Indiana 46052-0747