|(Friday - February
05, 2021) - Charles (Chuck) Eslinger, age 84, of Kingsford, passed away
on Thursday, February 4, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara.
born on November 2, 1936 in Iron Mountain, son of the late Carl and Mary
(Owens) Eslinger. He has been a resident of this area his entire life
and was a 1954 graduate of Kingsford High School. After graduation,
Chuck enlisted into the United States Air Force and served as an
aircraft mechanic until his honorable discharge in 1958. He married
Nancy DeCremer on June 17, 1961 in Niagara. The couple lived a short
time in California before returning to settle and raise their family in
Kingsford. Chuck worked for a short time at the Niagara Of Wisconsin
paper mill. He spent the rest of his working career as a mail carrier
for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 1992.
Chuck was an avid
golfer and was a member of Oak Crest Golf Club for many years. He
enjoyed bowling, working on his home computer and researching family
genealogy and the family tree. Chuck was an avid sports fan. He followed
Kingsford Flivver High School sports and never missed a Flivver football
game. He was also a Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cubs fan.
In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by his wife,
Nancy on Dec. 16, 2000; his grandaughter, Leah Eslinger; brother,
Leonard "Biff" (Eva) Eslinger; sisters, Doris (Edward) Berg, Gwen
(James) Sherman, Janet (Neil) Ruben, Betty (Herbert) Canada and Nancy
He is survived by his children, Tammy (Bob)
Guiliani of Channing, Craig (Jennie) Eslinger of Crivitz, Steve (Polly)
Eslinger of Durham, North Carolina and Lori (Chuck) Plemel of Kingsford;
grandchildren, Shannon Bolzenthal, Zak and Jeremy (Emily) Beirl, Riley
Eslinger, Alden, Alex and Seth Eslinger, Tony Ringuette and Kylie Plemel;
great grandchildren, Thomas and Kailey Bolzenthal, Lilly and Madison
Beirl; sister in law, Sandy (Nick) Cramer; brother in law, Ron (Bonnie)
DeCremer; many nieces, nephews and friends.
A celebration of
Chuck's life will be scheduled at a later date and will be announced.
The family wished to thank the staff at Unity Hospice and Maryhill
Manor for the awesome care and comfort they gave to our dad during his
short time there.
Condolences to the family of Charles Eslinger
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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of
Iron Mountain with the arrangements.