The Reverend Charles Tweed

The Rev. Charles Tweed, 75, of North Liberty, died Friday, November 5, 2021, at New London Specialty Care. He was born August 3, 1946 in Marshalltown to Omar Gordon and Laura LuRee Blake Tweed. On May 28, 1967, he married Jean Percilla Capen in Middletown, Connecticut.
He graduated from Tama Toledo High School, studied music in Oberlin, Ohio and received a Bachelor’s in History at Grinnell, Iowa.
For more than forty years he served as Minister of the Congregational Universalist Church in Mt. Pleasant retiring in 2004. He was of the Christian faith, a humanitarian, and a classical pianist who also loved biking, hiking and camping in the Tetons, and sipping coffee with friends. He had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to tell jokes, but he was happiest when surrounded by family.
Survivors include his wife Jean of North Liberty; two daughters, Ellise Tweed of North Liberty and Heather (Billy) Schlarbaum of New London; and four grandchildren, Hunter, Angelica, Joshua, and Caleb. His parents preceded him in death.
Acccording to his wishes his body has been cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held in the spring. Cards and condolences may be sent to Heather Schlarbaum at 104 E. Madison, New London, Iowa 52645. Elliott Chapel, New London, is assisting the family and online condolences may be directed to