Charles F. Deichmann Sr.



Charles F. Deichmann Sr. 86 of 3161 Rte. 244 passed away on Tuesday July 4, 2017 in the Wellsville Manor Care center following a brief illness. Born March 21, 1931 in Bristol CT he was the son of Frederick and Ruth E. Doherty Deichmann. Charles married Alice Lovrinovicz in Watertown, CT; Mrs. Deichmann preceded him in death on August 4, 2008.

Mr. Deichmann was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving as a telegraph operator during the Korean War. While living in Bethlehem, CT. he was a self-employed real estate broker and a school bus driver. Moving to Phillips Creek in 1974, Charles perused his lifelong dream of being a dairy farmer. He retired to Mariaville, Maine in 1995 and later lived in Ferrum, VA. He returned to Phillips Creek in 2010 where he resumed his love of gardening and raising chickens. He attended the Nile Community Church.

Surviving are three daughters and three sons; Rebecca (Richard) Cudahy Little Genesee, Wendy (Neal Klopping) Deichmann Brookville, Ohio and Heidi (Tom) Whitehouse Castle Rock, CO, Jonathan Deichmann Austin, TX, Charles (Julia) Deichmann Jr. Belmont and Joel (Karen Kadella) Deichmann Nashua NH. Also surviving are nineteen grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two brothers and one sister and several nieces & nephews, grandnieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter Rachel D. Deichmann on October 24, 2015 and one brother Graham Deichmann.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday July 16, 2017 at 2 P.M. in the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc., Bolivar. Pastor Kevin Palmitier of the Nile Community Church will officiate.

Memorials may be made to Pine Tree Society, P.O. Box 518, Bath, Maine 04530 or to the NRA of America 11250, Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA. 22030.