Charles J. Scheffel

Charles John Scheffel, 86, of Lyons, died Feb. 21, 2021. 

Mr. Scheffel was a U.S. Army veteran, a machinist at UOP in McCook and an assistant fire chief with the Lyons Fire Department with 25 years of service.

He was the husband of the late Rosemarie (nee Kunes); the father of Charles Scheffel, Sherilyn (Nasser) Ghazaleh, Ellen (Ronald) Will and Joseph Scheffel; the grandfather of Nicole (Nico) Montemagni, Joshua Will, Alexandra Ghazaleh and Chase Scheffel; and the brother of the late Carole Wuest. 

Visitation is Friday, Feb. 26 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, 80 E. Burlington St., Riverside, with a memorial service for Charles and his wife, Rosemarie, who preceded him in death on Nov. 27, 2020. 

Mr. Scheffel’s funeral service is on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 4800 S Prescott, Lyons. Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.