Rettberg, Jr., Charles C.

June 13, 2006

CHARLES C. RETTBERG, JR., 75, a Baltimore native, died June 1, 2006 in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Rettberg attended the University of Maryland, graduating summa cum laude, and also received his J.D. from Maryland. He was a member of the Order of the Coif, and the Maryland Bar. His distinguished 37 year career as an attorney began at CSX Corporation with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and he retired in 1993. During his tenure he represented CSX on freight rate matters before the Interstate Commerce Commission and the U.S. Supreme Court, on antitrust law matters, and in its legislative and lobbying efforts through the Association of American Railroads. He was an avid golfer, animal lover, and a history buff. In retirement, he traveled extensively world wide. Surviving are his wife Patricia Gumieny Rettberg, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, daughters Victoria Rettberg (Charles) Fortuna of Woodville VA, and Valerie Rettberg (David) Rich, grandchildren Marlaina Rich, Alexander Rich, Georgia Rich all of Ridgefield, CT, son Charles Penny Rettberg, grandchildren Elliot and Grayson Rettberg, of Salt Lake City, UT, and step-son Brendan Davis of Ponte Vedra Beach. He was preceded in death by his first wife Elizabeth Koessler Rettberg, and second wife Thomasina Ulmer Rettberg. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. In lieu of flowers, contributions be made in his memory to Mission House, 802 Shetter Ave., Jacksonville Beach, FL (32250) or the The Humane Society, 2100 L Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037. Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 1701 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL.

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