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Charles Plank

Jul 25, 2013
Charles Plank

Charles Plank, 76, of Columbus Junction, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Colonial Manor in Columbus Junction after a brief illness with cancer.  Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church.  Pastor Al Coffin will officiate.  Burial will be in the Columbus City Cemetery.  Visitation for Chuck will be Friday, July 26, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction.  Memorials may be directed to the Columbus Community School FFA Scholarship Program or the Iowa State University Ag Scholarship Foundation in memory of Chuck.  Sympathy notes may be left to the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.  He was the founder of Plank Implement in Columbus City, Iowa in 1963 and over the years sold several brands of farm equipment and provided service to those machines.  In 2009 he sold the business to Bennett Farm Equipment and it became Plank Equipment.  Chuck remained on the job as sales person until June of this year.  He was a widely known and respected businessman in these 50 years.

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