Obituaries

Charles L. "Chuck" Assink

Jun 16, 2017
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Services:

Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM, Friday, June 30, 2017 at the
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls.

Visitation:

Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:30pm Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Locke Funeral Home.     

Cemetery:

Family inurnment will be held at the Orange Township Cemetery, Waterloo. Military Honors by Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49 and United States Navy Honor Guard.

Memorials:

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls

Biography

Charles L. “Chuck” Assink, 75, of Waterloo, IA died at Covenant Medical Center Friday, June 16, 2017 of natural causes. He was born March 19, 1942 in Cedar Falls, IA, son of Bernard and Agnes S. Christensen Assink. 

Chuck graduated from Cedar Falls High School, class of 1960. He served in the Sea Bees, United States Navy receiving an Honorable Discharge.

He married Linda E. Sturtz on June 12, 1965. She died October 4, 2016.

Chuck worked in construction for many years in Iowa and New Jersey, most notably at Assink Bros. Inc. He also co-owned NuCon Construction in Waverly, IA. 

He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, served on the board at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home (now NewAldaya Lifescapes), and an active member of the Operating Engineers.

Chuck is survived by his two children: Karen Seiverd-Martin of Toms River, NJ and Mark (Tina) Assink of Egg Harbor City, NJ; four grandchildren: Kyle Seiverd, Faith Assink, Alyssa Assink, and Justin Assink; a great-grandson, Bryce Baumgartner; and two brothers, Gerald Assink of Lakeland, FL and Robert Assink of Cedar Rapids, IA.

He is preceded in death by his wife and a son, Michael Charles Assink.

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  1. Marcia Krause | Jun 26, 2017
    Please accept my sincere condolences in the passing of Chuck.  You've had more than your share of losses the past few years and I'm so sorry.  Thinking of all of you.  Thank you, Karen,  for keeping us posted about your dad. 

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