Charles Kokes died Feb. 7. He was 81.

Mr. Kokes was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Ord, Neb. He attended St Joseph's Catholic School, and graduated from Spring Hill College with a degree in business before a two-year stint in the Army. He then graduated from Nebraska Law School and went to work for the FBI. He married Marilyn Beeler in 1960. In 1965, he joined the District Attorney's office in Multnomah County, and then spent three decades as a prosecuting attorney. He retired in 1997.

He is survived by Marilyn; three sons Steve, Mike and Brian; brother, Gary; sister, Sharon Gaines; and four grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at St. Elizabeth Church. Memorial donations can be made to St. Elizabeth Church.