Charles 'Chuck' Hynek

Charles “Chuck” Hynek, 69, of Oconomowoc, entered eternal life Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010.

He was the beloved husband of Carole (nee Meredith); loving father of Meredith (Scott) Dressel of Oconomowoc and Catherine (Aaron) Ellis of Janesville; dear grandfather of Sydnee and Paige Dressel, Tyler and Caylee Ellis; and fond brother of Carol Niere and Marlene (George) Raether. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Melvin Niere; and sister-in-law, Colleen Ostazeski.

Chuck graduated from Oconomowoc High School in 1959. He was a member of the 1959 state baseball championship team. Chuck also served in the U.S. National Guard. Prior to retirement, Chuck was a florist in Oconomowoc for more than 40 years at Rayner’s Flower Shop. He enjoyed his many years on Silver Lake with family and friends. In addition, he was an avid sports fan and enjoyed attending Badgers football games.

Friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. Additional visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 818 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. His final rest will be in Glenview Memorial Gardens.
Memorials to the church or charity of the donor’s choice are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.