Charles ‘Chuck’ L. Elliott

March 19, 1928 – Feb. 27, 2014

Chuck L. Elliott of Waukesha passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the age of 85 years.

Chuck was born in Goshen, Ind., on March 19, 1928, the son of Bruce and Alva Elliott.

He married Doris Schoenike on July 5, 1980. In Chuck’s younger years, he was a produce manager at the Kroger Store in Goshen and later he worked as a truck driver for the Johnson Controls company for 13 years and the Anderson Bowling Company. He was a member of the Fox River Christian Church and enjoyed fishing and was an avid wood worker, making all kinds of furniture, doll houses and rocking horses.

Most of all, Chuck loved to be with his family.

Chuck will be sadly missed by his wife of 33 years, Doris; his son, Steve (Linda) Elliott; and his stepchildren, Cindi (John) George, Thomas (Anna) Dittmann, Timothy Dittmann, James (Ame) Dittmann, Candi (Wendell) Derrick and Sandy (Dan) Bucko. He is further survived by 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Susan; a sister; and five brothers.

The visitation for Chuck will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the 4:00 p.m. funeral service on Monday, March 3, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. John Mundt will be officiating. The burial will take place privately at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For an online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.