Charles E. ‘Chick’ Ward

May 18, 1931 - Oct. 30, 2007

Navy Master Charles E. ‘Chick’ Ward passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, in St. Louis. Chick was born May 18, 1931 in Waukesha.

Chick was a career Navy man serving in the Medical Corps. He served two tours in Vietnam attached to the Marine Corps as a Navy medic. He also served in various locations worldwide. His last assignment prior to his retirement in 1989 was as chief enlisted hospital administrator at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois.

He is survived by his wife, Anne; daughters, Carrie Martin and Heather Ward of California; son, David Ward of Salt Lake City; and sister, Fran Baird of Genoa, Ill. He is further survived by four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Frances Ward of Waukesha, and a brother, Horace David Ward.

A memorial is pending and his ashes will be scattered at sea.