Ralph Charles Tremel

Born: Mon., Nov. 3, 1941
Died: Tue., Dec. 10, 2013

Memorial Mass

10:00 AM Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
Location: Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church

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Ralph “Charles” Tremel, age 72, of Greensboro, GA died on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in his home surrounded by family. He was born on November 3, 1941 in East Chicago, Indiana to Gertrude Nabicht and Ralph Tremel. He attended St. Joseph’s High School, Culver Summer Naval School and Indiana University.

He developed his determination and strong work ethic as a young man in his family’s restaurant business in South Bend, Indiana. For more than forty-three years, Chuck worked as a Commercial Real Estate Broker developing many close relationships with colleagues in communities throughout the United States. He retired from Commercial Real Estate in 2012. In the last five years of his life, Chuck enjoyed a second childhood as a member of the Del Webb community in Greensboro, GA.

He had a lifelong passion for boats of all sizes, from rowing sculls and sailboats to motor yachts. Chuck loved to travel together with his wife Judy. They made several memorable trips with their motor home club and later with the Mercedes Benz Club to Australia in their antique car. He was also an avid reader. He enjoyed learning the history of coins, wristwatches, and clocks. As a young man Chuck was very involved with the Jaycees of South Bend, IN and more recently was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Greensboro, GA.

He will be dearly missed by his wife of 50 years, Judith and their three children Kate, Suzie and Carl, their sons-in-law, Joshua Cole and Rob Belusic and their two grandchildren, Lucas and Ruby Cole to whom he always showed great devotion and support. In addition, he leaves his sister Mary Ryan of South Bend, Indiana and his brother Joseph Tremel of Casper, Wyoming and many other loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother James Tremel.

A funeral mass will be held on January 11, 2014 at 10:00 am at Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, 3641 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, GA 30642 (706-453-7292) followed by a reception. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the ATLAS Family Program. http://www.atlasministryinc.org/support. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Scott and Kathy Ludwig
   Posted Thu December 19, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. We only met Chuck a few short years ago but we know he was a special person. He always had a smile and gentle warm demeanor despite the medical challenges he faced. We will miss him in the neighborhood. God bless!

Marie S. Gerencher
   Posted Thu December 19, 2013
Dear Judy:

My sincere sympathy to you and your family. We always enjoyed seeing the two of you at the SJFH Reunions for the Class of 1959. We also shared some great memories in Baja Mexico.
Hugs, Marie . Gerencher of South Bend, IN

Jennifer "Jeni" Haralson Finot
   Posted Mon December 30, 2013
With deepest condolences and happy memories of a great mentor, boss and friend.

Richard Graveline
   Posted Wed January 01, 2014

Condolences to you and your family.

Richard Graveline, Class of 59

John Pribik
   Posted Wed January 01, 2014
My condolences to you and your family Judy
I will miss Chuck and our conversations over the years ... The old dirt salesmen knew his stuff.
Yachting kept his dreams alive and it was all about the journey

God Bless,

John and Pat