Jan. 16, 2018 – Jackson, WI – Charles James Pipia joined his loving wife, Cherie (nee Joslyn), in eternal life on January 15, 2018 at the age of 86. Chuck served in the 45th Division,101st Airborne Corp United States Army and is a member of the S/Sgt Henry F. Gumm American Legion Post 486 of Jackson.
He’s a retired employee of Giddings & Lewis/Kearney & Trecker. Chuck loved his family and friends. He will always be remembered for his kindness, generosity, love and stories.
Loving father of Nick, Vicki (Tom) Huber, Joy (John) Schuster, Michele (John) Piechowski, Katrina (Daniel) Fugate and Kenneth (Elizabeth) Bartel. Dedicated “Grandpa” to 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Beloved brother of Concetta (Florian) Palkowski. He was preceded in death by his siblings and in-laws Peter (Rose), Angeline (Eugene) LeTendre, Thomas (Rita), Frank, and Rose (Bruce) Smith.
Visitation and prayer on Monday, January 22, 2018 from 3pm to 5pm, Service at 5 pm at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI.)
Our sincere appreciation to Serenity Villa, Horizon Hospice and other health care professionals that made a difference in his life through love and compassion.