Mauke, age 73, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016. He was born in
Chicago, Illinois on August 20, 1942 to Arnold and Dorothy (Blume) Mauke. He
married the former Cora Benson on December 29, 2009.
Mr. Mauke was
employed by City of Whitehall for 29 years until retiring. Charles enjoyed
movies, trains and cars.
He is survived by
wife, Cora Mauke; children Joseph Mauke, Kelly Sue Mauke, Amy (Paul)
Whipple, Nick Mauke, Amanda Mauke; grandchildren Erica Marshall, Nicole
Mauke, Rashon Mauke, J’Andre Mauke; step-children Angela (Jerry) Strobridge,
Anna (Ryan) Day, Chris (Bobbi) Schaub; step-grandchildren, Hailey Strobridge,
Breanna Wellman, Mitchell Wellman, Caden Day, Christopher and Kenley Schaub;
siblings Marshall (Theresa) Mauke, Brian Mauke and Sandra (Tony Teutemacher)
Mauke; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carlet Mitenbuler, Douglas (Margie)
Benson, Ben Benson.
He was preceded in
death by his parents and granddaughter Makayla Mauke.
A Celebration of
Life will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016, from 4 to 7 p.m., at
Whitehall American Legion, Whitehall, MI. Memorials may be made to Hospice
of Michigan or to the family.