January 28, 1947 - April 13, 2010
Charles C. Metternich, 63 of Canton, Mo. died Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at his home in Canton.
The son of Thaine Asher and Mary Ruth Swigelson Metternich was born on January 28, 1947 in Carthage, Illinois.
He was united in marriage to Edith Carol Dawson on August 17, 1969 in Macon, Missouri.
Charles was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Quincy, Il. He lived in Hamilton, Il. until he graduated from high school in 1965. In 1969 he graduated from Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education. His greatest joy was teaching people about life during the civil war.
He is survived by a son, Charles Allen Metternich of Canton, Mo.; a niece Tara; various cousins and many beloved friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife and two brothers, Rodger and Gary Metternich.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 3:00 PM at the Community of Christ Church, 3524 S. 36th St. in Quincy, Illinois.
Memorials may be made to Camp Nauvoo or to Community of Christ Church, Quincy Branch