Charles Rumbolz, 70, of Mitchell, SD, died Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Sanford Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Monday, November 16, 2020 at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Ethan, SD. Visitation will be from 1-3:00 PM Sunday at Bittner Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Charles “Charlie” Rumbolz was born on September 13, 1950 to Ernest and MaryAnn (Zwinger) Rumbolz in Parkston, SD. He went to Ethan grade school for first and second grade. After moving to Mitchell, he then attended Notre Dame from third to graduation in 1968. He was active in sports during his high school years with football and wrestling. He was a lineman on the varsity team. In 1966-1967 they were undefeated, and in 1967 he was awarded All State.
In 1969 he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard where he served his country for four years. He was called home to help operate the family business, Rumbolz Conoco where he met his wife Bev. In 1975 Charlie married Beverly Riggs of Ethan. Over the years he has worked at Koch Brothers Oil Refinery in MN, Hormels, and he sold Old West Seeds to farmers for many years. Charlie was currently working for DMS imaging of Witchita, KS, transporting mobile medical scanning machines to communities for 25 years. In his early years he was a talented pool shark, winning many awards in the states 8 ball pool tournaments. Charlie enjoyed the game and the many friends he made during his years of competition. He enjoyed having coffee with his buddies, and loved his family. Charlie was a kind soul who would help all who asked.
Charlie is survived by his wife, Beverly of 45 years; two daughters, Kara and Sara of Phoenix, AZ; and grandson, Andrew (Katy) of Tempe AZ.; brothers, Gary (Cheryl) of Sterling, IL, and Dave of Mitchell; and sister, Diane (Jim) Suhr of Phoenix, AZ.
Charlie is preceded in death by his parents, Earnest and MaryAnn; infant son, Stephan Paul; brother, Jim; sister, Deb; niece, Mindy; and in-laws, Darrell and Virginia Riggs.