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Charles Melvin Abrahamson
(06-10-1934 - 03-12-2015)

Charles Melvin Abrahamson, age 80, resident of Elgin, IL died Wednesday March 12 2015.
Charlie was born June 10, 1934 in Duluth, Minnesota to Clarence and Laura (Krause) Abrahamson.
He was a graduate of Duluth Cathedral High School. Upon graduation he then enrolled in the U.S Army where he was stationed in Germany. After his term he then moved to Illinois where he became a Machinist for over 45 years and retired in 2012. Charlie had many passions in life; at the top were Hunting, Hot Rodding and Flying.
He was a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge, Eagles and National Rifle Association.
Survivors include: Sons, Steven (Nadia) Abrahamson, Shawn Abrahamson,; two grandchildren, Stefan and Sofia Abrahamson; longtime friend and companion Barbra Meyer; stepsons, Mike and Melvin Tackett.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Suzanne Hedberg and brother Patrick Abrahamson.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Laird Funeral Home 310 S. State St. Elgin, IL from 3:00 P.M. until the time of services at 6:30 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be private. For additional information 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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