Possible changes to service times: Because of concerns over the novel coronavirus, events like visitations and services may be rescheduled or canceled. Please check with the funeral home or church before leaving to attend an event.

Looking for a particular obituary?

Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day.

Charles "ChucK" "Charlie" Whipple

Center Point

Charles "Chuck" "Charlie" Ross Whipple, 70, of Center Point, formerly of Arnolds Park, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Charles wished to be cremated after organ and tissue donation.
He is survived by his sister, Linda
Weise; a son, Shannon Whipple; daughters, Tina Hefflefinger and Heather DeChant; his seven grandchildren; and special gal pal, Cheryl Becker.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivan and Eloise Whipple.
Charles was a lead driver for CRST for many years and enjoyed the sightseeing that went along with that. He spent most of his retirement fishing and flying his model aircraft. He really enjoyed time at the shooting range.
Charles passed peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital with family and friends at his side. A Celebration of Life will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Summit View Community Office, 100 Hames St. SW, Cedar Rapids.
Buy flowers
Share a memory of