Charles J. Purcell, 87, of Como Park, died April 6. He was retired from Control Data. Charles was preceded in death by his first wife, Thomasine; brother, Pat; and sister, Mary Lou Dillon. He is survived by his wife, Katie; sons, Bill (Sue) and John (Jeanette); daughters, Peggy Kvam (Bruce), Jane Purcell (David Martin), Anne Engdahl (Steve) and Judy Purcell; the Finnegan stepsons, Pat (Darla), John (Jeri), Tim (Jill), Dan (Pauline) and Mike; stepdaughters, Colleen Kroona (Bob) and Mary Madigan (Bob); 25 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 11 at Church of the Holy Childhood in Como Park, with interment at Roselawn Cemetery.

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