Charles Wingstrom

Charles Wingstrom

CHAMPAIGN – Charles Burton Wingstrom, 91, of Champaign died at 8:10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 4, 2013) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

There will be no public services. Renner-Wikoff Chapel and Crematory, Urbana, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Wingstrom was born on July 15, 1921, in Evanston, the son of Gustaf and Nellie Rydell Wingstrom. He married Patricia Arseneau on Sept. 28, 1946, in Evanston; she survives.

Also surviving are three children, Charlotte Wingstrom, Pat (Mike) Beaird and Paul (Nancy) Wingstrom; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Andy Wingstrom.

Mr. Wingstrom was a U.S. Army Air Forces veteran of World War II who was stationed in the Philippines.

Mr. Wingstrom retired from the University of Illinois.

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