Charles 'Chuck' Metz

Charles “Chuck” Metz, 43, of Kewaskum, lost his battle with cancer on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by family. He was born on Jan. 11, 1972, in West Bend to Kenneth Metz and Diann Klein. Chuck was raised in Kewaskum and graduated from Kewaskum High School. He met the love of his life, Corina Metz (nee Oresnik) at Kewaskum Middle School and they married July 8, 1995, in Fond du Lac. Chuck was self-employed but his true passion was out on the farm. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and walking his dog, marking territories.

Chuck is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Corina; children, Martin Oresnik (Katie Burgett), Maggie Fay Metz and Elise Metz; grandchild, Henry Ludwig Oresnik; mother, Diann Klein; brothers, Michael and Richard Metz; father, Ken (Linda) Metz; stepsisters Nicole (Mark) Holst and Renee (Rick) Granzow; grandmother, Margaret Metz; mother-in-law, Vicky Oresnik (nee Kampen); and siblings-in-law, Shawn (Kelly) Oresnik and Jesse Oresnik. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Ludwig Oresnik; grandparents, Willard and Burnette Klein; and grandfather, Mathias Metz A funeral service will be held at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Ron Schneider presiding. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, from 3 p.m. until the time of the service.

A special thank you to the nurses of 12S and CICU at St. Luke’s Hospital, Amy Brandon for putting together Chuck’s photo memorial and all his family and friend’s prayers.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at