Charles A. Aleshire
Born: Feb. 18, 1925; in Columbus, OH
Died: July 7, 2014; in Joliet
Charles A. "Chuck" Aleshire, passed away at his residence, Monday, July 7, 2014. Age 89 years.
Survived by his loving wife Madeline F. Aleshire (nee Regnier) Two sons Chuck (Kimberly) Aleshire and William Aleshire, a daughter Julie (Phillip) Doyle. Five grandchildren Emily and Christopher Aleshire, Tom, Joe and Kate Ponce. His brother Richard Aleshire.
Preceded in death by a son Timothy Aleshire (1989), daughter-in-law Tammy Aleshire (2005), four brothers and a sister.
Chuck was born in Columbus, February 18, 1925. Veteran of the U.S. Navy
Armed Guard during W.W. II and retired from the U.S. Air Force
serving in the Korean War
and Vietnam War
. Member of American Legion Post #1080. Chuck retired from the City of Joliet in 1987, where he worked as a graphic artist designing the city automobile stickers and drawing courtroom exhibits. Chuck also was an accomplished wood carver and enjoyed carving totem poles and many other southwestern themed pieces.
Funeral services will be held at the Carlson-Holmquist-Sayles Funeral Home, 2320 Black Road, Monday, July 14, at 11 A.M. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 9 - 11 A.M.