Charles H. Kluckman, 96, of Springfield, died on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Heritage Health Care Center. Charles was born December 22, 1916 in Petersburg to Charlie and Emma Balster Kluckman. He married Lillian Mehus in 1945 and she preceded him in death on December 10, 1998.
Also preceding him death is one sister, Margery Castelletti and three brothers, George, Paul and Edgar Kluckman.
Charles served in the US Air Corps during WWII in the Aleutian Islands. He worked for Montgomery Ward in Springfield and in Ft. Worth,TX. After retiring, he and his wife moved to Phoenix, AZ. He returned to Springfield after her death.
Charles is survived by one sister, Anna Temperelli of Springfield; two brothers, Harold Kluckman of Springfield and James Kluckman of Easton and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation: 11:30am – 1 pm, Friday, April 19, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 pm, Friday, April 19, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Busboom officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery with military honors.
Memorials contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.