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“Coach Podraza was a wonderful man and a great Algebra teacher. He always had a low key demeanor that contributed to keeping the 1965/66 and 1966/67...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Larry Notario - Barstow, CA

“My sympathy to the Padroza family. I remember all those years Ron worked with Chuck. My family and I send our thoughts and prayers to you. Jean...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Remembering Mr. Podraza's kind patience and encouragement. Sending condolences to his family with appreciation for sharing his time and energy with...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Sandra (Scheberle) Monahan - NY

“Chuck Podraza is a legend at NJC. Beginning with his earliest years on the NJC faculty he was always a person who cared about each individual...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Warren - Newport Beach, CA

“What a kind man! My mother (Dorothy Edwards) spoke of Chuck and Connie with great fondness and she so appreciated their visits. The sharing of news...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Ruth Edwards - Fort Collins, CO

6 of 9 | Posted by: Allen Meyer - Firestone, CO

“What a great friend and colleague. Lots of good timeswith this good man. Our thoughts are with Connie, Tanya.Greg and their families.Tom and Janet...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Connie, Greg , Tanya, and families our love and prayers are with you. Chuck was a "sweetheart " - one of a kind! We will always remember the good...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Larry/Mary Blevins - Bayou Vista, TX

“Chuck was a wonderful, caring man. I very much enjoyed working with him at NJC. Our thoughts are with all who loved him during this difficult time. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Kristie Sweet - Grand Junction, CO

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Charles was born on July 11, 1938 and passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Charles was a resident of Sterling, Colorado at the time of passing.

He graduated from Silver Creek High School in Silver Creek, NE and then received his Bachelor's Degree from Huron College in Huron, SD.

A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 15 at Peace Lutheran Church with Rev. Ron Powers officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to an organization of your choice in Chuck's honor.