Charles J. Naab, 78, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at Southwest Medical Center.
He was born May 16, 1931, to Joseph James and Mary Rose (Paul) Naab in Kinsley.
He married Janet M. Pulkrabek May 24, 1954, in Garden City. She died July 6, 2008.
He graduated high school at Holcomb and the Garden City Junior College.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He started an electrical motor rebuilding business in Scott City, then moved it to Liberal in 1968.
He was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Elks Lodge No.1947, V.F.W. Lane Day Post No. 3166 and American Legion Post No. 80, all of Liberal, and the E.A.S.A Association.
He enjoyed fishing and bowling.
Survivors include one son, Kim Naab and wife, Becky, Liberal; three daughters, Valerie Clavin and husband, Keith, Bausworth, Mo., Colleen Johnson and husband, Roger, Turpin, Okla., and Tamra Clanton and husband, Jeff, Liberal; three brothers, Harold Naab, Garden City, Patrick Naab, Austin, Texas, and Ronald Naab and wife, Connie, Garden City; eight grandchildren, Billy and Jeremy Pearson, Tina Mendoza, Trisha Hardy and Alexis, Brianna, Corey and Charley Johnson; and five great grandchildren, Charley Pearson, Courtney Orrantia, Jeffery and Bryce Minor and Kiarra Hardy.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; one sister; and two grandsons, R.C. Angel Johnson and Gordon Monroe.
o Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. James P. Diecker presiding.
Burial will be at the Liberal Cemetery with military honors.
Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at Miller Mortuary and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church.