Charles Przymus, age 75, of Wheaton, Minnesota passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at the Coteau Des Prairies Hospital in Sisseton, South Dakota.
A Private Family Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Bainbridge Funeral Home in Wheaton with Rev. Dan Gifford officiating.
The public is invited to the Wheaton American Legion following the service from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Charles “Chuck” John Przymus, age 75, of Wheaton, MN, passed away on November 16, 2022. Chuck was born December 30, 1946, to Bernard and Ruth Przymus in Tyler, MN and was the oldest of eight children.
Chuck graduated from Minneota High School in 1964. He graduated from a three-year nursing program in Sioux Falls, SD, in 1972 and became a registered nurse. He was accepted into the Mayo Clinical Scholar Program and graduated in June of 1974 as a nurse anesthetist.
In 1977 Chuck began working at the Wheaton Community Hospital. He and his business partner started Border Lakes Anesthesia which served many surrounding hospitals in the area.
Chuck later joined Outreach Africa and made numerous medical mission trips to Tanzania. In 2010 he went to Haiti with a medical team that provided medical services to earthquake victims.
Chuck loved the community of Wheaton. He served as a volunteer firefighter and was a longtime supporter of Wheaton sports and the Dumont Saints. He was best known for his booming voice, his ability to tell a story and his inappropriate jokes. Chuck also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and cooking family dinners.
He is survived by his wife, Fidelia; children: David, Dale, Dawn, Brady, Zachary, Claire and Charity; and his grandchildren: Lauren, Dylan, Dayne, Ethan, Andrew, Emily, and Isla.