Charles "Charlie" W. Swoboda, 83, of Payson, died at his home Oct. 27, 2003. He was born Sept. 24, 1920 in St. Louis, Mo.
Mr. Swoboda worked for the Arizona Republic newspaper in the production mailroom for many years and retired in 1982. He was a member of the International Typographical Union and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He was proud of his service in the United States Army during World War II and served in the Pacific Theatre Operations. He also was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
He is survived by nieces, nephews and many friends.
He touched and changed many lives and was an uncle to everyone he met.
No services are planned.
Arrangements by Falconer Funeral Home in Gilbert.