“Charlie” Jokerst, age 78 of Chesterton, IN passed away on Sunday, May 10,
He was born on
February 6, 1942, in Ste. Genevieve, MO, to Russell and Lorene (Gegg)
Jokerst, who preceded him in death.
Charlie is survived
by his loving wife of 33 years, Audrey (Zbur) Jokerst; three sons, Doug
(Jodie) Jokerst, Jeff Maule, Christopher Maule; four daughters, Joan (John)
Wickstrom, Kelly (Todd) Muzzarelli, Carey (Edwin) Schmidt, Haley Jokerst; 14
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Patty) Jokerst;
sisters, Patricia Hedgecoth, Carol (Pete) Papin, Betty (Larry) De Russe;
many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Charlie was the
Plant Manager for Marblehead Lime in Thornton, IL, for many years. He was a
proud United States Navy Veteran and a member of the V.F.W. and American
Legion. Charlie was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and
gardening and was very proud of his family.
will be planning a Celebration of his Life to be held in the coming months.
with Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com