|Charles Piechocki, age 73, of London, died Friday, October 1, 2004 at his home.
He was born January 16, 1931, at South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of the late Vincent Piechocki and the late Helen Bernice Malak Piechocki. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U. S. Army, a thirty-one year employee of Ladish Company, Inc., a member of the London Ruritan Club, the London Volunteer Fire Department, and a six year member of the London City Council. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church. Other than his parents and his parents-in-law, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Mark Piechocki, a brother, Francis, and a brother-in-law, Robert Kortendick.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Barbara Kortendick Piechocki; three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael (Jackie) Piechocki of Bartlett, Tennessee, Daniel (Cynthia) Piechocki of Henderson, Tennessee and Jeffrey (Dawn) Piechocki of Patuxtent River, Maryland; three daughters and a son-in-law, Kathleen (John) Coleman of Newnan, Georgia, Karen Golonka and Terese Glaze of Spring, Texas; a half-brother and sister-in-law, Bobby (Marlon) Piechocki of Cudahy, Wisconsin; a sister and brother-in-law, LeVern (Charles) Comiskey of South Milwaukee; seven grandchildren, Kyle and Kelley Coleman, Charlie Golonka, Kristi Glaze, Joseph Jeter, Shana and Bryce Piechocki; six step-grandchildren, Anna and John Bryant, Austin and Amanda Springer, Anne and Patrick Hudlow; other brothers and sisters-in-law, Janice Piechocki, James (Barbara) Kortendick, Kenneth (Dorothy) Kortendick, Thomas (Heleen) Kortendick, David (Yvonne) Kortendick and Mary Kortendick.
Funeral Mass will be 11 A. M., Wednesday, October 6, with Rev. Ernest Hardesty officiating.
Rosary will be 7 P. M., Tuesday evening at Shinn Chapel, with visitation to follow.
Honorary pallbearers will be member of the London Volunteer Fire Department.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Catholic Church, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association or any other preference.
He will be deeply missed by family and friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.