Charles Christian Schrader

charles schrader
Schrader, Charles Christian, a 40 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Tuesday January 22, 2008 in Lomita. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Charles was 75 when he passed. Charles served in the US Army. He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Charles and his family moved to Torrance in 1968 where he worked as a mechanic and inspector for TWA until retiring in 1993. He enjoyed traveling with his family including many trips to Europe. After retiring, he criss-crossed the US in his RV with his wife many times. He is survived by his Daughter, Kathie (Randy) Rudasics of Steamboat Springs, CO; Son, Glenn Schrader of Torrance, CA and Granddaughter, Amber (Daniel) Tuccinardi of Torrance, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years Doris; and his Parents, Anna and Christian Schrader. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Monday, January 28, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00pm with a Vigil Service at 7:00pm. The Service will be held at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Lomita on Tuesday January 29 at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research: Please use this website to send the family messages, share memories, obtain directions to services and check back to view an online video tribute.

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  1. Kathy and Glenn: I will always remember the laughter on McGuire Drive. May you both find strength from God during your time of sorrow. Love, Susan, Joseph and Aunt Margaret

  2. Chuck was a fine man it was my pleasure to work with him at TWA for many years and become his friend. God Bless and memories of Chuck will always be with me.

  3. Dear Kathie, Amber and Glenn- So sorry to hear about the loss of your dear Pop Pop. Our hearts and thoughts are with you! Love, Randy, Linda, Ethan, Erica and Alex

  4. I could feel your prescence today at the service. The light was shining in through the window of the church right onto you, and at the cemetary as well where you will rest in peace with Ma. Your service was beautiful… I’m glad you liked it. I love you so much. You and Ma have lots of catching up to do… give her a big hug for me and make sure she gets my letter. Love, Your Amba

  5. To all of you who touched Dad’s life, thank you for making it so fulfilled with love and affection. His kind spirit and gentle nature will remain with all of us forever.

  6. I am so grateful to have had such a wonderful Uncle and so lucky to have such a warm and loving family. It was great to be all together again. The service was beautiful. I’m sure our Moms and Dads were smiling down on us. Love you all, Sue

  7. Uncle Chuck,you will be missed and loved forever. i will always remember the laughs and giggles we all shared. our families being neighbors all those years always led to excitement and good times. love,hugs and prayers for Kathie,Glenn and family members… xoxoxoxo debi xoxoxoxo

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