Charles Edward Drenckhahn

November 8, 1949 ~ October 2, 2022

Charles Edward Drenckhahn, age 72, passed away peacefully at his home in rural Altura, Minnesota. Charles was born on November 8, 1949 in Winona, Minnesota to parents Adolph Jr. and Annette (Kramer) Drenckhahn.

Charles Edward Drenckhahn

Charles Edward Drenckhahn

Charles was united in marriage to Victoria Lopez on September 4, 1982. Charlie’s main love was spending time with family, farming, deer hunting with his son, playing with his grandchildren, and being with his dog, Yukon. He loved to watch the Vikings, College Football, and Minnesota Twins Baseball.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Vicki Drenckhahn; children, Heather (Nick Ihrke) Predmore, Christopher (Danielle) Drenckhahn; grandchildren, Colton Predmore, Cora Ihrke, and Vienna Drenckhahn; siblings, David (Julie) Drenckhahn, Arthur (Char) Drenckhahn, Mary (Lowell) Petersen, Jane (Kenneth) Speltz; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, aunts, and uncles.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 498 Bennett Ave, Minneiska, MN. Father Bill Kulas and Deacon John Hust will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 6, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and again one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Minneiska. Hoff Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.