Charles D. “Charley” Brazda, 74, a longtime resident of North Riverside, died June 10, 2014.

Mr. Brazda served in the U.S. Navy and for 20 years served as a police officer in his hometown of North Riverside, where he lived for 51 years.

He was a member of Commodore Perry VFW Post 256 in Berwyn, a member of the Berwyn Masonic Lodge #839 A.F.&A.M., the Order of the Scottish Rite, the IPA Tri-County Division and the Dobrovsky Club.

Mr. Brazda was the husband of Virginia Brazda (nee Ilcewicz); the father of John and Steven (Elizabeth) Brazda; the grandfather of Ryan and Adam Brazda; and the son-in-law of Lillian Ilcewicz.

Services have been held. Interment was private.

Memorial donations are appreciated to Shriners Hospitals for Children, P.O. Box 1525, Ranson, West Virginia 25438-0018.

Arrangements were handled by Riverside Funeral Directors, the Original Kuratko Family, directors.