Obituary Search Advanced Search
1946 - June 3, 2010
San Jose, California
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Charlie Wedemeyer, a Northern California high school football coach who inspired athletes and others with his long-term battle against Lou Gehrig's disease, died Thursday. He was 64.
His wife, Lucy, said he passed away at a San Jose hospital after developing pneumonia following surgery. He was surrounded by family and friends.
Wedemeyer grew up in Hawaii, where he earned nine varsity letters in high school, a football...
Read Complete Obituary
Celebrity Deaths by Category
All Celebrity Death Categories
Years in Review
A look back at those who passed.
Celebrity Deaths from this Week in History
Light a Candle
Place a Flower
Add an Icon
Add a Photo
Record an Audio Memory — Use Your Phone — Free
"I had the opportunity to meet Charlie through my wife. My wife was one of Charlie's nurses when she was doing home care. I no sooner sat down and said "hello" and he offered me ..."
Receive email notification about people of national interest.
Click on the item you would like to print.
© 2014 Tributes, Inc.