Charles Anton Machacek

01/17/1929 - 10/22/2014
Service Date: 10/31/2014
Service Time: 2:00 PM
Service Location: Bunker's University Chapel

Charles “Chuck” Machacek, passed away peacefully at his home in Mesa, AZ; 10-22-2014 surrounded by family and friends.  Chuck was born 1-17-1929 at the family farm near Dresden, ND.  He farmed in the Dresden area 37 years until retiring in 1982.

He married Elaine Bohn, June 16, 1952 in Langdon, ND.  They resided on the farm until 1968 when they moved to their new home in Langdon.   He continued helping area farmers, bartended and was a cashier for Elaine at the Rainbow Bottle Stop.  Chuck was a Charter Member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Chapter 3454 in Langdon.  After retiring, enjoyed traveling and fishing in summers; and winters were spent in Mesa, AZ where he bowled and played pinochle.  He loved sports and his favorite teams were the AZ Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns.

He is survived by wife Elaine of 62 plus years.  Son: Kerry of Tempe, AZ, Son: Craig (Brenda) of Maple Grove, MN.  Grandsons: Weston and Evan and Great-granddaughter: Aspen, all of Maple Grove, MN and a very special friend Tom Rodning of Tempe, AZ.  He is also survived by Sisters: Mary (Tom) Mann; Theresa Jurek; Brother: Jim (Marsha) and sister-in-law: Betsy, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents: Charles J and Mary (Berger) Machacek; Sisters: Lorraine Illerbrunn, Madeline Rohde, Florence Davidson, Lucille Domres, and Brother: Donald “Mac” Machacek and great grandson Jaxson.

Services will be held Oct. 31, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Bunker’s University Chapel, 3529 E. University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85213. Interment at a later date at Calvary Cemetery at Langdon, ND.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hospice of the Valley, 2020 E. Woodside Ct., Gilbert, AZ 85297.

 

 

 

Condolences

  • Jim and Marsha, My sympathy to you and your family.
    Myrna

  • Richard and Helen Rose

    Elaine and families.
    Hugs and prayers to all.

  • Our deepest sympathy to his great family….You all are in our prayers at this sad time…We will misses him and always enjoyed playing cards with him and Elaine….God bless and you are in our thoughts!

  • Our deepest sympathy to all…We will miss playing cards with him and Elaine…He was a great person…Our prayers are for your family….God bless!!!

  • Linda Sperling Mosser

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Elaine and family. He was a good man, and I will cherish his smile and hugs and his fantastic laugh and “chuckle”. May your memories give you comfort, and God in his gracious mercy , give you strength. Vernon Sperling, Linda and family.

  • John and Gayle Sacco

    Elaine….so very sorry to hear about Chuck….He was a great guy and you guys were great neighbors while we lived accross the street from you guys in Mesa. Liked his sense of humor and he will be missed. Elaine we really miss you as well….Good luck to you and sorry again.

  • To Mr. Machacek’s family, It’s my hope that you can draw comfort and strength from Jehovah God’s promises in the Bible at Revelation 21: 3, 4 and John 5: 28, 29 that there will soon be a time when there will be no more pain or death, and we will see our dead loved ones again. Please accept my deepest condolences.

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