Charles Van Guilder, 94, of Burnsville, died on Saturday, November 25, 2017.
Charles was a native of Cannon Falls and long-time resident of Burnsville. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII and in the U.S. Air Force Reserve for thirty years. He was a proud IAM union member working as an aircraft mechanic for Northwest Airlines for forty-two years.
He is survived by son Bradley; daughter-in-law Mary; and grandson Daniel.
He was preceded in death by wife Margaret; and sons Gregory and Douglas.
A memorial service and internment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery are pending. Memorials preferred to Veterans for Peace and/or Cannon Valley Trail (www.cannonvalleytrail.com).