Charles “Chuck” Kanouse, 74, passed away March 13, 2014, in Newport Beach, Calif. He was born Oct. 12, 1939, in Frederick, Okla., to Wayne and Arlene Kanouse. When he was 1 year old the family moved to Brighton. Chuck graduated from Brighton High School in 1957. In 1959 he married Bonnie Aschenbrenner. 


He is survived by his children, Kimerlee (Robert) Buban, of Longmont, Kent (Deann) Kanouse, of Mooreville, Ind., Kelley (Eddy) Valdespino, of Mead, and Kerry (Alicia) Kanouse, of Dothan, Ala.; and eight grandchildren.

Chuck loved horses, golf and his dog, Zack, but most of all he loved his family. He was a member of Brighton Methodist Church and a member of Newport Beach, Calif., American Legion.

Private family services were held in Newport Beach, Calif. There was cremation.