Charles R. Runda

Date of Death: June 13, 2011
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Charles R. Runda, 80, of Lafayette, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2011, at his residence. He was born Feb. 9, 1931, in Lafayette, and was the son of the late Lewis and Loretta Nelson Runda Sr. He graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School in 1949. On June 20, 1959, he married Dorothy StrawContinue Reading

(Name Not Available) left a message on June 15, 2011:
I did not know Charles very well; however, we met a few times in the recent months. I wanted to send my thoughts and prayers to your family and reflect on a moment he and I shared. I will remember the day that he told him how much he loved Jesus. It brought tears to my eyes and gave me goose bumps thinking about how excited and enthusiastic he was about his faith. He knew that he would soon be called home and wanted to share that love with me. Although I am saddened for those left behind in his passing, I am very happy that he finally got to meet his Father face to face. I know that he must be smiling ear to ear now. From the short time we met, I could tell he was a very sincere man and kind man. Please accept my condolences and I hope that you may find peace.
Elizabethand Floyd Wilson left a message on June 15, 2011:
We wish we could come to the Funeral but both of us are not able to drive that far anymore I send my prays and having a Mass said at St Jude . may he rest in peace Elizabrth and Floyd wilson

Jim Haug left a message on June 14, 2011:
Brad, and the rest of the family,you have the deepest sympathies of all of us. we&ll be thinking of you.

Jim, Carey and Connor Haug
Kyle Jaracz left a message on June 14, 2011:
I pray that you will each be comforted as you process the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, Brad. You are an upstanding representative of the good that your father bestowed on his friends and family. The measure of a man can be seen in the lives he has touched. If you are any indication of your fathers care, then he was indeed a good man.

Blessings to you and yours in your time of grief,
Kyle & Mary Jaracz
Kay Mull left a message on June 14, 2011:
Charles will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him. He was always pleasant
and had a smile on his face. My condolences to his wife and family.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
John Marrone left a message on June 14, 2011:
Our deepest condolences and may he rest in peace.
Rose Plunkett left a message on June 14, 2011:
You have my Deepest Sympathy, Charley was a good neighbor and always had a smile.
Mark Loveless left a message on June 14, 2011:
My deepest sympathies for your loss.
My God hold His arms around you and comfort you during this extremely difficult time. Charlie was a great friend to my dad and I have always respected Charlie and your family.

I pray for you to feel an inner peace beyond human understanding.

Peace & Grace,
Mark Loveless

John+Gwen Lattimer left a message on June 14, 2011:
So sorry to hear of your dad, we are praying for you and your family.
Want you to know we love you and hold you as dear friends.
What a joy and comfort to know Jesus. In Him, John
Thomas G. Hague left a message on June 14, 2011:
Dear Lewis and Mrs.Runda:
My deepest condolences to all the Runda family on the passing of your loved one. I was a Linnwood graduate as well as Lafayette Jeff. Maybe you remember me from The First Reformed Church there on 14th St. I also worked at Schaafs and later became a Pharmacist. I pray that Our Lord will comfort you and give you peace in the knowledge and assurance that Charlie is now with Lord.
Love in Christ Tom Hague
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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