Charles Northern, 53

Charles Howard Northern Jr., age 53, of South Haven, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 8, 1960, in Placerville, CA, the son of Charles Northern and Ramona Nathaniel.

Charles was an avid fisherman, and he loved the outdoors.

He is survived by his brother, Robert Northern of Oroville, CA; sisters Virginia Swopes of Columbia, MO, Millie Fowler of Winsted, and Beverly Gilbert of Oroville, CA; step-brother Gerald Cook of Boise, ID; numerous nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Andrea Northern; brothers Gary Northern and Jim Northern; sister Kathy Northern; and step-mother Ruth Northern.

There was a time of gathering Saturday, Jan. 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.

The Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

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