Graveside services will be held at 1 pm on Monday June 9, 2014 at the Guttenberg Cemetery in Guttenberg, IA. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Charles James Sturm was born on January 8, 1929 in Clayton, Iowa, the son of Arnold and Jenny (McMahon) Sturm. He was a 1946 graduate of the Watertown High School. Charles was employed by the Milwaukee Railroad for over 40 years, as a telegraph operator.
Charles is survived by a sister, Jean Sullivan of Fairfield, CA and a brother, Robert Sturm of Englewood, FL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Charles was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Barbara.