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12/5/2012 11:30:00 AM
Charlie Boisso
Charlie Boisso
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Charlie Boisso

Charlie Robert Boisso, 60, of Ellensburg, Wash., formerly of Ottawa, passed away Oct. 31, 2012, in his home.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Ottawa Funeral Home. The Rev. David Kipfer will officiate. Interment will be at St. Columba Cemetery, Ottawa.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services Saturday in the funeral home.  Cremation rites were accorded and private services were Nov. 10 in Ellens-burg.

Charlie was born April 16, 1952, the third child to Glenn and Dorothy (Kubis) Boisso in Ottawa. He married Ellen Fousel on Dec. 14, 1986, in Orting, Wash.
He graduated from Marquette High School in 1970 and attended Illinois Valley Community College for, acquiring associate degrees in business. He was the owner operator of the Natural Foods Store on Madison Street in Ottawa. His current employment was with the City of Ellensburg.

Charlie took great joy in raising his children, working in his garden and orchard. He was a true kindred spirit who led a very rich life. Those who knew him were blessed to have had Charlie pass through their lives.

Survivors are his mother, of Ottawa; five sons, Joshua of Seattle, Wash., Phillip of Tacoma, Wash., Nathaniel of Alaska, and Joseph and Stephen of Ellensburg.; one daughter, Mary and the mother of the children Ellen Fousel, both of Orting; his siblings, Mary Beth (Bob) Gleason of Texas, Jan (David) Bartels of Peru, Rita (Tim) Morey of Marseilles, Joseph (Colleen) of Chicago, James of Ottawa, Jerald of Chicago, Dale (Nancy) of Dallas, Texas Timothy (Susan) of Eureka and Paul of Dallas, Texas; and two uncles, Leo (Gabby) Brown of Ottawa and Jack Tierney of Seattle, Wash.

Charlie was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, an uncle Werner Kubis; and two aunts, Shirley Boisso Brown of Ottawa and Betty (Kubis) Tierney of Seattle.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for the further education of his children.

The online guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared at

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