Submitted by: John C. Monk
Charles M. Wolfe
Jan. 21, 1924 - April 12, 2010
WALKERTON - Max Wolfe, 86, of Walkerton, passed away April 12th 2010, after a brief illness. Mr. Wolfe was born on January 21st, 1924, in North Liberty, IN, to the late Charles and Edna (nee Bulla) Wolfe. Max served in the United States Army during WW II and was a member of VFW POST #1954, a life member of North Liberty Lodge #266 F&AM, Scotish Rite and Shriners. Mr. Wolfe retired in 1982 from Allis Chalmers in LaPorte with 30 years of service. He joined the KC dance club in 1978, and also enjoyed fishing and bowling. Max is survived by his sisters, Mary K. Bowers of Yorba Linda, California, and June (John) Schulte of Indianapolis, IN. Two nieces, Mary Lee (Larry) Stull of South Bend, IN, and Marlene Radke of San Bernardino, CA. One nephew, Chuck (Debbie) Bowers of Marble Falls, TX, and many great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 17th, 2010, at 11 AM (EST) from the Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, 408 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton, with Rev. Charlotte Allen officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Westlawn Cemetery, North Liberty. Visitation will be on Friday, April 16th, 2010, from 4 to 8 PM in the funeral home, with a Masonic service at 7 PM. Memorial contributions on behalf of Max are preferred to the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 112 South Center Street, Plymouth, IN 46563; to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2211 North Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60707; or to Senior 1 Care, 920 East Wayne Street, South Bend, IN 46617.
Published in South Bend Tribune on April 15, 2010