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In Memory of Charles "Chuck" William Minke


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday September 19, 2020
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Charles W. Minke, age 66, of Hudson, Wisconsin, died at his home, August 16, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. He was born to Ernest and Fay (Whaley) Minke on March 5, 1954, in St. Paul, MN. Chuck was united in marriage to Julie Ann Dufort on July 22, 2006. Together they enjoyed trips to Myrtle Beach and Lake Havasu.

Chuck was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was no stranger to a good golf course. In his earlier years, he bowled regularly. 

He is survived by his wife Julie; three daughters: Carrie Davis, Jennifer Minke, and Brianna Minke; six grandkids: Diondra, Devon, Callie, Jada, Janiyah, and Cameron; sisters: Mary (Steve Sykora) Cournoyer, Debbie, Rose, and Joanne Minke; brothers: Kenneth and Clarence Minke; in-laws: Cathy Dufort, and James (Linda) Dufort; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents. 

Visitation at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson, WI. is Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 3-5PM. Masks and social distancing are required. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to The American Cancer Society  

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    • Dear Minke family: I am truly sorry for your loss. Please know my prayers are with you all. He is now with the Angel’s, dancing with your mom and dad, watching and cheering each of you on. Hugs!

    • Julie, I am so sorry to hear of Chuck’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    • My thoughts and prayers to everyone!
      Chuckie you will be missed by so many. Look in on Aunt Edi for me.
      Love ya Cuz.

    • Julie, so sorry to here of Chucks passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Minke/Dufort family. So happy I decided to golf a few weeks ago as I was able to spend a nice night on the course with Chuck. anything you need please let me know. Hugs!!

      Cathy and Mike

    • God reached down and took you home Chuck to an everlasting life. You are now with Fay and Ernie and we will all join you some day! Rest in peace cousin!
      Hugs and prayers to you Julie and family! May God give you all the strength to carry on.