Charles M "Chal" Golitko

Born: Tue., Nov. 30, 1926
Died: Mon., Jul. 15, 2019


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Jul. 21, 2019
Location: Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home- Witt Location

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Jul. 22, 2019
Location: St. Louis Catholic Church

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Charles M. “Chal” Golitko, 92, of Witt, IL, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at the Hillsboro Rehab and Healthcare Center in Hillsboro, IL.

He was born on November 30, 1926 in Coalton, IL, the son of Steve and Anna (Yarapko) Golitko.

Mr. Golitko graduated from high school and worked at Bridgestone Firestone .

He was a member of the Witt Lions, Sportsman Club and the American Legion.

Charles was a veteran of the United States Army having served during WWII.

He married Barbara Lowe on April 14, 1951 at St. Barbara’s Church in Witt, IL. She survives.

Along with his wife Barbara of Witt, IL, he is survived by his children, Charles A. (Sherrie) Golitko of Gillespie, IL, Susan (Phil) Keppler of Hot Springs, SD, Michael (Elizabeth) Golitko of Witt, IL; grandchildren, Charles (Jessica) Golitko, Carrie (Donald) Huber, Aaron (Andrea)Golitko, Natasha (Dalton) Downs; great-grandchildren, Dominic & Margaret Golitko, Alexa, Sarah, and Andrea Huber, Cohen, Grace, Nolan, & Bryce Golitko.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, John, Andrew, Joe, and Steve Golitko, sisters Julieann Guidish & Margaret Zawadzki.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis, IL. The Very Rev. Albert Allen, V.F. will preside. Visitation will be held Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 4-7 P.M. at the Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home in Witt, IL. Rosary will be at 4 P.M. Sunday. Burial will be in the St. Barbara’s Catholic Cemetery in Witt, IL.

The Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home in Witt is in charge of arrangements.

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Alan Eddington
   Posted Tue July 16, 2019
My sincere sympathy and condolences on Chal's passing. Growing up as I did in Witt, Chal and Barb were always part of life in Witt, and more specifically in the life of St Barbara's Parish. My sincere wishes and prayers are with you!

David and Linda Shoraga
   Posted Wed July 17, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family!!

Leslie & Janet (Golitko) Shackelford
   Posted Wed July 17, 2019
Aunt Barb, Chuck, Sue and Mike we are sorry to hear about Uncle Chal and may you find some peace in this time of sorry. xoxoxo

John and Sybil Hughes.
   Posted Wed July 17, 2019
John and I are very sorry to learn of the death of your husband. Praying God will give you and your family peace and strength in the coming days

Randall and Dawn Patton
   Posted Thu July 18, 2019
Our condolences for your loss. Many good memories of Chal. We wish him a blessed journey.

Jim and Judy Patterson
   Posted Fri July 19, 2019
Sorry for your loss

Katie, Chuck, Riley, Ruger, and Rayla Brown
   Posted Sun July 21, 2019
Sorry for your loss.

Kathy DeBarr
   Posted Sun July 21, 2019
I wish I had known Mr. Golitko. I know he must have been very special because I have the pleasure of knowing Aaron. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.

Bryan R Friedrich Sr.
   Posted Thu July 25, 2019
My Deepest Heartfelt Sympathies To You And Your Family Michael . I Just Learned Of Your Dad's Passing . May GOD Bless Your Dad In The Kingdom Of Heaven !

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