Channing M. "Chink" Vosloh

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Channing M. "Chink" Vosloh, 89, of Bloomfield passed away at 12:05 a.m. Friday April 17, 2008 at The Waters in Martinsville.

Born May 30, 1918 in Bloomfield, he was the son of William R and Verna (Parker) Vosloh.

He was a 1936 graduate of Bloomfield High School and graduated from Butler University in 1940 with his Bachelors Degree. He received his Masters from Indiana University. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he taught social studies and was a coach at Scotland, Marco and Switz City schools. He is also a former principal at Midland, Shakamak and Eastern schools. He was a member of the Bloomfield American Legion Post No. 196, and the Elks Club.

Surviving relatives include: his daughter, Channa Beth Butcher & husband Steve of Martinsville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Rowena Esther Vosloh on November 29, 2000 and four brothers.

Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday and after 1 p.m. Monday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

A Celebration of his life will be at 2 p.m. Monday. at the funeral home with Rev. Billy Ed Hostettler officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery in Bloomfield with Military Graveside services by American Legion Post No. 196.

The family asks that all donations be made to SouthernCare, Inc. Corporate Office 3536 Vann Road Birmingham, Alabama 35325.