Obituary of Charles Bridge
BRIDGE, Charles Raymond
Charles Bridge died in Denver, CO at St. Anthony Hospital on Saturday June 11th. He is survived by his daughter Lorilei Lynn Reardon of Fraser, son Dwight D. "David" and Pam Bridge of Parshall, brother Jim Bridge of Littleton, sister Donna Bridge of Phoenix, AZ, three grandchildren Bryon and Amie Kerber of Fraser, Michelle and Michael Robinson of Hot Sulphur Springs, Brenden and Mindy Bridge of Hot Sulphur Springs, six great grandchildren Braelyn Bridge, Aubree Bridge, Lexi Robinson, Hali Robinson, Skyler Kerber and Blake Kerber. His beloved wife of 52 years Carol, his sister Diane Campbell and his grandson Benny Kerber III preceded him in death.
Charles was born in Newtonia MO and moved to Grand County at the early age of one. He spent his early childhood living on the Cozens Ranch. Charles graduated from Middle Park High in 1951 and married Carol on June 30 the same year. Most of the time while in Fraser they lived in the home across from the former Church of Eternal Hills know now as the "Historical Church of Fraser" or The Fraser Community Center.
While Charles was a huge part of the Fraser community and worked in several different venues, he worked most of his life driving his own trucking rig and drove back and forth to Denver from several Grand County Sawmills hauling lumber, often making two trips a day. He also operated the Idlewild Lodge in Winter Park for many years with his wife Carol.
He was also a member of the Elks Club. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 18th, at 11AM at the "Historical Church of Fraser"Fraser Community Center, 107 Eisenhower Dr, Fraser, CO. Pastor Doug Toller officiating.
Saturday, June 18th, 2011 11:00am, Fraser Historical Church