Chuck Elsbury

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Bob Elsbury, Chuck and Jack MacDonald's brother
on a trip to Las Vegas.

A Tribute
published in the pages of
Mason City, Iowa
FEB 19, 1970

Entered Into Eternal Rest
Thursday, Feb. 15, 1970

Clear Lake- Funeral services for Charles R. Elsbury, 40, who was killed Thursday in an outomobile accident near Fort Dodge, will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at the First Congregational Church in Clear Lake, the Rev. Kennth Ubbelohde officiating.
Friends may call at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel in Clear Lake Monday morning.  The body will be cremated.

Mr. Elsbury was a long-time Clear Lake businessman and electronics hobbyist.  He developed a telephone computer which transfers incoming calls.  The computers are manufactured at his firm, Chelsy Industries, Inc.  Highway 18 East, Clear Lake.

He attended Clear Lake High School and was graduated from Mason City Junior College in 1961.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He also was a member of the Clear Lake Evening Lions Club and the Elks Lodge and Moose Lodge in Mason City.

He lived at 12 1/2 4th Street, Clear Lake.
Survivors include his father, Archie Elsbury, Mason City; a daughter, Tanya Elsbury, Loma Linda, Calif : a sister, Mrs. Patricia Baldwin, Joplin, Mo: and a brother, Robert Elsbury, Clear Lake.

Memorials may be to the Charles Elsbury Memorial Fund.
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If you would like to add your memories of times spent with Chuck, please send them via email to Jack MacDonald or to to be posted.
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