Charles & Olive Stiles
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Charles & Olive Stiles

Memorial Service
Saturday April 30, 2011
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(reception to follow until 2pm in Dempsey Hall,
across the parking lot from the church)
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
2256 Clague Rd
Westlake, OH
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Graveside Service
was held
Monday March 21, 2011 @ 10:30 AM
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue, South
Minneapolis, MN 55450-1199
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Mom and Dad's grave-site location.

In lieu of flowers you can make donations to:
Rocky River Senior Center
21014 Hilliard Blvd
Rocky River, OH 44116
Attn: Olive Stiles Donations

and/or

The Mended Hearts, Inc.
Joyce Thompson Russo, President
Charles Stiles Donations
Greater Cleveland Chapter #138
4700 W. 11th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44109

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Stiles Mrs. Olive L. Stiles, of Rocky River, Ohio passed away from natural causes on March 7, 2011.

Olive was born October 28, 1920 in Little Falls, Minnesota. She attended the University of Minnesota in 1941, and was a member of the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority. Olive moved to Baltimore during WWII to worked at the Glenn L. Martin Aviation Company to help with the war effort. It was there she met her future husband Charles A. Stiles who also worked at Glenn L. Martin prior to joining the U.S. Navy. While working for Glenn L. Martin, Olive won the Miss Liberty beauty pageant in 1944 and was the lead role in many plays.

Stiles Olive married Charles in St. Paul, MN in 1944 and lived in Montana and Idaho before moving to Hoyt Lakes, MN in 1954. They raised their 6 children in Hoyt Lakes where Olive was involved with many volunteer organizations and received accolades in her many successful years with The March of Dimes. She was very active with her children including being a den mother for the Cub Scouts and attending nearly every athletic event for all of her children from 1954 - 1981. After moving to Rocky River in 1976, she was involved in many clubs and organizations, was an accomplished bridge player, an expert seamstress and crocheted for many years.

Stiles Beloved wife of the late Charles Stiles, her family includes six children: Charles Richard (Dick), Ray, Sandra Sersha, John, Gale Bordner and Mary; 16 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, plus numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles, her sister Charlotte, her grandson Bradley and great-grandson Jacob, her daughter in-law Teresa, and her parents Ray and Ann Sidwell.

The Stiles family will hold a burial service on Monday, March 21, 2011, 10:30 AM at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.

A combined memorial service with her late husband Charles Stiles, who passed away in January, will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11 AM at St. Bernadetteátholic Church, 2256 Clague Rd., Westlake, Ohio. www.stbernadetteparish.com

Donations can be made in Olive Stiles?honor to the:
Rocky River Senior Center
21014 Hilliard Blvd
Rocky River, OH 44116
Attn: Olive Stiles donations

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Retired Executive Vice President of Pickands Mather & Co.

Stiles Mr. Charles A. Stiles, of Rocky River, Ohio passed away from heart failure on January 13, 2011.

Charles Stiles was Vice President of Operations for Pickands Mather & Co. when he retired in 1984. He was recognized and well respected by many in the Mining and Steel industry during his 30 years of service.

Charlie entered this world with that incredible spirited personality on April 27, 1919 in Fort Yates, North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State University in civil engineering and was involved in several large construction projects for Andaconda. Stiles Prior to the mining industry he was an officer in the Navy during World War II, and also worked for the Atomic Energy Commission in Idaho Falls.

In 1954 Stiles joined the Pickands Mather & Co. organization at their new taconite mining and processing facilities in Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota. The Stiles were the first family to reside in Hoyt Lakes. At Erie Mining Company he was the Chief Plant Engineer and involved in the start up and operations of the new taconite plant facilities. He was subsequently promoted to the position of Assistant General Manager and responsible for the operation and maintenance of their large open pit mines. He was instrumental in winning many awards and accolades for this facility.

Stiles In 1976 Stiles was transferred to the corporate office of Pickands Mather & Co. in Cleveland, Ohio to head up a task force developing a feasibility study for an iron ore operation on the Ivory Coast of Africa. Following this assignment he was named the General Manager of Operations for all of Pickands Mather & Co. iron ore operations in Minnesota; Ontario and Quebec Canada; and Tasmania, Australia. Stiles was promoted to Vice President of Operations and continued in this role until he retired in 1984.

Following his retirement, Stiles formed his own consulting company and continued to work in the mining industry, primarily with Pickands Mather & Co. in their iron ore mining operations and their underground coal mining operations in West Virginia and Kentucky.

Stiles Charlie was also a volunteer and former president for the Cleveland Chapter of Mended Hearts and was recognized several times for his dedication to this organization. His family includes Olive, his loving wife of 66 years; his six children Charles Richard (Dick), Ray, Sandra Sersha, John, Gale Bordner and Mary; 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, plus numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also survived by his brother Ralph Stiles and sister Alberta (Sis) Berry.

A private celebration of Charles life took place on Sunday, January 16, 2011.

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The Stiles family will hold a burial service on Monday, March 21, 2011, 10:30 AM at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.

A combined memorial service for both Charlie and Olive will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11 AM at St. Bernadetteátholic Church, 2256 Clague Rd., Westlake, Ohio. www.stbernadetteparish.com

Donations can be made in Charles honor to the Cleveland Chapter of Mended Hearts www.mendedhearts138.org.
The Mended Hearts, Inc.
Joyce Thompson Russo, President
Charles Stiles Donations
Greater Cleveland Chapter #138
4700 W. 11th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44109

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DEAR Mary, Gale, John, Sandy, Ray and Dick and Olive,
and all the rest of you wonderful people who I love so much ?spouses of my children and grandchildren and Ann; and of course Sis and Ralph and families.

If something unexpected happens to me I want you all to remember my great love for each of you ?and I want you to keep your grief very short because I had a full and happy life. I was so blessed to have each of you as a friend and more. I accomplished great things in my lifetime, and the greatest was having each and every one of you as someone who is very dear to me.

Remember me as someone who loves you very much ?and always will. Donࢥ sad when you think of me, think of good things in our past.

All my love,
Dad
Charlie
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