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Obituary of Charles Golueke - December 22, 2004

Green Bay Presss Gazette, December 26, 2004.

Obituary  Charles M. Golueke, 90, De Pere, died Wednesday, December 22, 2004 at a local nursing home with family members by his side. Born in Spokane, Washington on April 1, 1914 he is son of the late Nicholas J. and Eugenia (Matzke) Golueke. Charles was a graduate of St. Norbert’s College, Class of 1934 with a degree in biology. On April 10, 1939 he married the former Juel Fillion. Most of his life Charles was a photographer/photo engraver in Green Bay. He loved music, nature, the great outdoors, photography, history, woodworking and spending time with his family at their northern retreat. Charles was a charter member of the De Pere Sportsmen’s Club where he was a hunter safety instructor, was the founder of their junior rifle program, and has a nature area named in his honor. The couple traveled extensively including trips around Lake Superior and the Canadian Rockies. Charles was past member of the Neville Museum geology club and volunteer of the Heritage Hill State Park. He is member of St. Francis Xavier Church, De Pere and past member of their ushers and Holy Name Society. He was also a faithful blood donor to the American Red Cross.

Survived by his beloved wife { Juel; cherished father of Mary (Roland) Hebeler of Menasha; Robert Golueke of Green Bay; Charles W. Golueke of Abrams; Mark (Ann) Golueke of De Pere; loving grandfather of: Sarah and Nick Hebeler; Eric, Scott, and Paul Golueke; dear brother of: Nick F. (Bert) Golueke of Allouez; Josephine Wheeler of Green Bay; special cousins: Jim (Carol) Golueke of De Pere; many nieces and nephews.

Also proceeded in death by his son, Gregory Golueke; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Visitation at MALCORE Funeral Home, University Avenue at Baird Street, from 6 { 7:30 P.M. Monday. Tuesday visitation will continue at St. Francis Xavier Church, 220 So. Michigan St., De Pere Tuesday from 10 A.M. until the time of the memorial service. Memorial service 11:30 A.M. at the church with Father Tony Dolski officiating. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Argonne, WI next to his son - Gregory.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in his memory.

Special thanks to the staff, nurses, and friends at Woodside Lutheran Home who provided wonderful care over the years.

For online condolences please visit www.malcore
Submitted by Pat Matzke