Charles “Charlie” Raymond Mehle, Sr.
Chief Master Sergeant Charles “Charlie” Raymond Mehle, Sr., passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at his home in Belle Chasse, LA at the age of 91. He was born in New Orleans, LA on January 2, 1929, and a lifelong resident of Belle Chasse, LA. He survived by his devoted wife of 69 years, Joan Methe Mehle. A loving father of Charles “Chuck” Mehle, Jr. (Kennette), Brenda Mehle LeMaire (Kevin), Bonnie Mehle Burns (Rusty), and Julie Mehle Stymest (Jimmy). A proud grandfather of McKenna Mehle, Heather Lindner (Troy), Kevin (KC) LeMaire, Crystal Mason (Mike), Danielle Burns and a great-grandfather of Mackensie, Tyler and Noah Lindner, Brooklyn, Maddox and Paige Mason. Son of the late Louise Bohle Mehle and Frederick Mehle, Jr. Brother of Clarence J. Mehle (his twin) and preceded in death by his brother and sister, Frederick Mehle and Marilyn Mehle Schneller. He is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Chief Master Sergeant Charles served his country for 38 years in the United States Air Force and served as a member of the Louisiana Air National Guard 159th. Upon retirement from the Air Force, “Charlie,” loved playing golf seven days a week and when he wasn’t playing golf he spent time with his family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of Heart of Hospice for their compassionate care given to Mr. Charles. Relatives and friends attended a Visitation and Funeral Mass at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA on Friday, January 10, 2020. Interment: Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 1225 Whitney, Gretna, LA, where Military Honors were given. Online condolences available at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.