Charles R. Beddow, 70
Charles R. Beddow, 70, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014 at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Interment will be at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com
Charles was born April 14, 1943 in Gladbrook, IA to Elroy and Thelma (Harrison) Beddow. He graduated from Gladbrook High School and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Buena Vista. He was united in marriage to Patricia Witt on November 21, 1964, in Gladbrook. He worked for Dunham Bush for 31 years and most recently for Sauer Danfoss in Ames retiring in 2007. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Marshalltown.
Charles will be missed by his wife, Patricia Beddow, Marshalltown; his children; C. Alan (Debbie) Beddow of Jefferson, IA, Cindy M. (Chris) Brodin of Marshalltown, Philip W. (Nan) Beddow of Springfield, VA, six grandchildren, Michael Coffman, Jamie Coffman, Heather Berry, Michael Brodin, Matthew Brodin and Zechary Beddow. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elroy and Thelma Beddow and his sister, Nancy Bayne.