Charles Bruns Paige, 85, Beaufort, died in Union, Wednesday, Oct 27, 1999.
He was born Dec 9, 1913, in St Louis, the son of Charles Paig and wife Pauline, Nee Bruns. He received his schooling in St Louis and attended Harris Teachers College for two years.
On Sept 20, 1936, he was united in marriage to Leona Rapps at Zion Church, Union.
The couple made their home in Union until 1945. They then moved to St Louis before relocating in Beaufort in 1975.
Mr Paige had been employed at Doane Agriculture for 30 years. He had worked as director of Personnel and secretary of the corporation.
He had been a faithful leader of the church serving on the church board as president for many years.
Mr Paige served as alderman in Brentwood, and was a former member of the Brentwood Rotary Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; three brothers, and by one grandchild.
Mr Paige is survived by his wife Leona Paige, Beaufort; two sons, Charles G Paige, Union and John S Paige and wife Anita, St Charles; one daughter, Judith Colton, Webster Groves; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 29, at Oltmann Funeral Home, Union, with Rev Arpad de Kallos officiating.
The Paige family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.