Hamilton, Charles Pelin, 81, passed away on Oct. 5, 2010. Chuck was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and moved to California in 1960. He served in the Korean War and was a Sergeant with the Costa Mesa Police Department, where he patrolled for 28 years. Chuck is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia; sons Charles and Robert; daughters Susan Karr and Elizabeth Koos; 5 grand-children; and 2 great grandchildren. Services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 2:30 p.m. at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Costa Mesa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Orange County Rescue Mission.