Obituary: Charles Max Roesel, 81
September 3, 2020
Charles (Charlie) Max Roesel, 81, passed away August 25, 2020 in Myrtle Point, Oregon after a long battle with prostate cancer.
He was born on September 22, 1938 in Medina, New York.
He was a jack of all trades. After graduating from the school of Mortuary Science in Los Angeles he worked at a large funeral home there. One day he saw an ad in a trade magazine for a manager for a small funeral home in Alaska. On a whim, he used the couple’s income tax return to fly to Petersburg, Alaska to look at it. The family moved to Petersburg in June 1966. He ran and then bought the funeral home whi...