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Charles D. Sill
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There are no services planned for Charles D. Sill, 87, of Ceres, who died May 2, 2012.

Born in Feb. 28, 1925 in Mitchell, Neb., Charles served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II and in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was awarded the Silver Star Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross for actions during service.

Mr. Sill and his late wife, Anna, moved to Ceres in 1991 after 30 years of residence in Hawaii. He was a volunteer at Castle Air Museum, where he helped restore aircraft cockpits and participated in many other activities. He also took part in reunions of 2nd Air Division members and supported a museum in Norwich, England, where he served during WWII, that honors America's contributions to the war.

He leaves behind his children, Leueen Jimenez of Auburn, David Sill of St. Paul, Minn., Alan Sill of Lubbock, Texas, Melanie Groshong of Sacramento, and Carolyn Glendening of Novato; his sister, Kay Coll of San Jose; and nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Remembrances may be sent to Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Drive, Atwater, CA 95301.

-Ceres Courier/ May 9, 2012