SCHIRMER, Charles Arthur
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Charles Arthur Schirmer, P.E., age 75, of Kennesaw, GA (formerly of Crystal River, FL) passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2013. A celebration of his life will be held from 12pm until 2pm on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta, GA. Mr. Schirmer was born in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy (Tom’s River, NJ) in 1956. He later attended Purdue University in Lafayette, IN, where he was a member of the Naval ROTC and the Purdue Drill Team. He also attended Wayne State University in Detroit where he was a member of the rowing team. He received his Professional Engineering Registration in Mechanical Engineering in 1968. Mr. Schirmer was a member of the American Society of Professional Engineers, the American Foundry Men’s Society and the Junior Chamber of Commerce. He was past president of the Woodland Estates Homeowner’s Association in Crystal River, FL and a member of the Waterfront Advisory Board in Crystal River. Chuck loved woodworking, old movies, sailing and was an avid reader and student of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Susan Schirmer; granddaughter, Jacqueline (Joseph) Kane; great-grandchildren, Joey and Stella Kane; children, Michael and Lynn Schirmer Cousins Dr. Barbara Lauderdale and Dr. Scott Lewis; Extended family members and friends and Chuck’s four legged friends, Junior and Gizmo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camellia Hospice, 1705 Enterprise Way SE, Ste 102, Marietta, GA 30067 or the American Cancer Society. Online guest book at:
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