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Charles F. "Charlie" Botkin Charlie passed away peacefully at his home in Palatine on Thursday, July 11, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Winifred (nee Schaffer) and daughter, Janis Jannusch. Charlie was born in Smithville, IN, on October 7, 1924, to Ella and Alva Botkin. He graduated from Indiana University and began his career as an FBI agent, later becoming the Director of Corporate Security and Investigations for the Zenith Corporation. He was a member of several law enforcement organizations including: The Federal Criminal Investigators Association and The International Association of Chief of Police. The family will receive visitors prior to the memorial service held at 10 AM on Tuesday, July 16 at The First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, located at 1903 E. Euclid Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made directly to the church. For information, 847-359-8020 or visit Charlie's memorial at www.smithcorcoran.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on July 14, 2013
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