Charles Emil Kohlhase, age 87, passed away on August 24, 2022 in Mesa, Arizona. He was a farm and ranch broker, real estate developer, farmer and cattle rancher. Charles was born on March 18, 1935 in Littlefork, Minnesota and he grew up on a farm in Mizpah, Minnesota. Chuck attended Arizona State College. He married Beverly Claridge on August 8, 1963 and they made their home in Mesa. Chuck was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, skiing, gardening and horse pack trips.
Chuck is survived by his wife, Beverly, married 59 years, and children: Leslie Barney, Kathy Jones (John Paul), Wade (Michelle), Kent (Emily), 24 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Diane Kohlhase (Chuck Guarnaccia); Kay Ulmer (Tom); Nancy Moore (Bruce); brother, Lee Kohlhase (Donna). He was proceeded in death by granddaughter, Callie Barney; great-grandson, Milo Rogers; parents, Orlyn and Charline (Stephens) Kohlhase; brother, Boyd Kohlhase (Irene) and Dale Kohlhase.
Funeral services will be on Friday, September 2 at 11:00am at the Mesa East Stake Center, 2228 E Brown Rd, Mesa, with a viewing at 10:00am. Graveside service will be at 4:00pm at the Thatcher, Arizona cemetery. A visitation will be on Thursday, September 1 from 5 -7pm at Bunker Family Funerals, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa.