Charles Regelbrugge

Date of Birth

Apr 21,1927

Date of Death

Feb 02,2013

Charles William Regelbrugge, of St. Charles, passed from this life to eternal life on Saturday February 2, 2013, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, at his daughter’s home. Charles was born April 21, 1927 in St. Charles, where he was a life long resident. He proudly served his country when he was drafted during World War II. On October 19, 1957, Charles married the love of his life Mary Ladwig. They went on to spend the next 52 years by each others side. He worked for 34 years at Valleyview Boys home in St. Charles before retiring in 1990. Charles was a lifelong parish member of St. Patrick’s Church in St. Charles. Ten Children:Tom (Holly) Regelbrugge, Pat Regelbrugge, Mike (Jeannie) Regelbrugge, Julie (John) Wilson, David Regelbrugge, Paul Regelbrugge, Dan Regelbrugge, Richard (Laura) Regelbrugge, Edward (Stephanie) Regelbrugge and Francis (Paula) Regelbrugge;Twenty-seven grandchildren;Six great-grandchildren;Three sisters Lavern Elliott, Mary Carol Besch, and Joan Fitzmaurice.He is preceded by his loving wife Mary Regelbrugge and his parents. A funeral mass will be Thursday February 7, 2013 at 11am at St. Patrick Catholic Mission Church on Crane Rd., St. Charles. Visitation will be from 10am until the time of service. Fr. Paul White will officiate the funeral mass. Interment will follow at Prairie Township Cemetery, St. Charles. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name to benefit Presence Hospice: Checks may be made to the "Presence Hospice" and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at

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