Charles “Chuck” Butteris, 54, of Olin, formerly of Lisbon, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, in Genesis Memorial Hospital, Davenport from a cardiac arrhythmia. A memorial service for Chuck was held Saturday, Dec. 19, at Morgan Funeral and Cremation Choices by Celebrant Mary Morgan. Visitation was before service time at the funeral home. Burial was in Lisbon Cemetery.
Surviving Chuck are his wife Patty; three daughters, Melissa Butteris and fiancé Nik Schroeder of Bernard; Raven Butteris and Jackee Butteris, both of Olin. Chuck is also survived by his mother Bev and her husband Rudy Lovitt of Cedar Rapids; siblings Marv and Moe Butteris of Sunrise Beach, Mo.; Cathy and Doug Doughly of Cedar Rapids; Bill Butteris of Lisbon, Rhonda and Scott Penrod of Swisher; Colleen and Steve Williams of Lisbon; Alicia Butteris of Cedar Rapids; Greg and Dr. Gina Butteris of Lisbon; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding Chuck in death were his father William, “Jack;” brother Kenneth, “Ace;” daughter Jolene Butteris; mother-in-law Patricia Ann Stevers; and niece Kimberly Shoesmith.
Chuck was born May 15, 1955, in Iowa City. He graduated from Lisbon High School. He placed twice at Iowa State High School Wrestling Tournament and loved playing football for Lisbon High School. Chuck was an avid Iowa Hawkeye sports fan, and was living in a house full of Iowa State fans. Chuck drove truck for B & G Grain, O’Hara Trucking, Ryder Trucking and was driving truck for Exel Inc., at the time of his death.