This April 8, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, column 2:
Blacks Receive Word from Sons
The Louis Blacks have received letters from their three sons, who are serving Uncle Sam in the armed forces. Theodore, the third son to enter service, writes that he has been sent to Ft. Monmouth, N.J. for his basic training. Their eldest son, Thomas, is to receive his Second Lieutenant's rating this week at Ft. Belvoir, Va., and Charles, the first of the three sons to enter the service, is a warrant officer and is stationed with his outfit in North Africa.
The following article was found in the April 29, 1943, Lowell Tribune on page 2, column 3:
Last Friday's Chicago Tribune carried Easter greeting from U. S. soldiers on the North African front, and among those from Indiana was Warrant Officer Charles Black, of Lowell. "Chuck" was the only one from Lowell we noticed but there were several in the list from Lake county. Charles is the son of the Louie Blacks.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the May 3, 1945, issue (page 6, column 4):
The Louis Blacks were happy to receive a telephone call Tuesday night of last week from Lt. Glenn Allen of Bellair, Ohio, telling them that their son, Warrant Officer Charles Black, was well. Lt. Allen, who was in the same company in the 5th army in Italy with Charles, expects to visit the Blacks before he leaves to report for duty on the west coast.
This July 26, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 3, column 1:
Lake County men who will arrive home soon are:
Lowell -- Chief Warrant Officer Charles E. Black, 23, medical detachment, 38 months in Italy, five battle stars.
The following November 7, 2000, Lowell Tribune article was found on page13, columns 6-7:
Charles Edward Black, M.D., age 78, of Monroe, Michigan, formerly of Schneider, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, November 4, 2000, at Mercy Memorial Nursing Center, after a five-week stay. He is survived by: three sons, Theo (Nancy) Black of Minnetonka, Minnesota, Timothy (Marilyn) Black of Paradise Valley, Arizona, and Daniel A. Black of Newport; three daughters, Beverly (Phillip) Curran of Houston, Texas, Patricia (John) Cunningham of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and Jennifer M. Black of Monroe; 10 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, and three brothers, Thomas A. Black of Munster, Eugene W. Black of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and John L. Black of Lowell. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith M. Black, on September 30, 2000, one daughter, Margaret Ann Black, one sister, Gladys Elaine, and two brothers, Theo W. and Robert E. Black. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, at the Earle Little Funeral Home, Bacarella Chapel, in Michigan. He will lie in state from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 8, at St Paul United Methodist Church, followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jacqueline Holdsworth, co-pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in LaSalle, Michigan. Charles E. Black was born March 24, 1922, in Schneider, the son of the late Louie Alexander and Erma May Belle (nee Allison) Black. He married Judith M. Brawner on October 14, 1951, in Battle Creek, Michigan. He served with the 47th Medical Battalion/1st Armored Division-U.S. Army as a chief warrant officer in the African and European theaters from July, 1940, thru November, 1945. He graduated from Indiana University in 1948, and the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1951, serving an internship at the Indiana University Medical Center and a residency in Obstetrics/Gynecology at the University of Illinois from 1955 to 1958. An industrial surgeon for Oak Ridge Nat. Lab in 1952, he was in general practice in Hammond, 1953-55, in OB/GYN practice in Gary, 1958-59, worked at the Toledo Clinic in Ohio, 1959-63, and had a private practice in OB/GYN in Monroe, 1963-93, working at the Hospice of Monroe in 1994. Moving to Monroe from Toledo in 1964, he served on the Monroe Public School Board of Education and the Monroe County Board of Allocation, and was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Colfax Masonic Lodge #378 in Lowell, VFW Post #1138 in Monroe, the American College of OB/GYN Surgeons and the American Board of OB/-GYN. He was a former member of the Monroe Golf and Country Club, and an avid hockey fan, bowler, sailor, and golfer. Memorials may be given to the Mercy Memorial Hospital Foundation or the Mercy Memorial Hospice of Monroe.