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Charles Paul Manninen

May 1, 1956 ~ February 20, 2018 (age 61)
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Isle Royal Location

     Charles P. Manninen, 61, a resident of Isle Royal Location, passed away Tuesday morning February 20, 2018, at the Omega House in Houghton.

     He was born on May 1, 1956, in Hancock, a son of June (Tauriainen) Manninen and the late Earl Manninen.  Chuck was raised in Isle Royal Location and was a graduate of the Houghton High School with the class of 1974.

     Chuck had worked as a parts person for Ed’s Used Part’s, Carp’s Used Car’s and Copper Country Ford, he also worked construction for Julio Contracting before running his own business CPM Construction.  Chuck also bartended for the Copper Bowl in Ripley, Poochies Pub, and the Range Lounge.

     Mr. Manninen was united in marriage to Betty Maki and then Sharon Butkonen.

     He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and working on various projects.

     Preceding him in death were his father and an infant brother Alan.

     Surviving are:

            His children: Erik (Melissa) Manninen of El Paso, TX

                                    Jeff Manninen of Altoona, WI

                                    Carey (Ryan) Delaney of Jackson, New Jersey

            6 grandchildren: Wesley, Gordon, Henry, Donna, Amanda and Jordan

            His mother: June Manninen of Isle Royal Location

            His brothers and sister:

                        Robert Manninen of Escanaba

                        Dean (Karen) Manninen of Tapiola

                        Marian (Robert) Peltier of Dollar Bay

            Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins

            His wife: Sharon Manninen of Hancock

     As requested no service will take place and burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery of Houghton.

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     The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements.

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