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Charles A. "Chuck" Papp, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1945
Granite City
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 2012
Granite City
Madison County
Illinois, USA

Charles A. "Chuck" Papp Jr., 66 of Granite City joined Jesus in heaven on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at his home. Charles was born on August 15, 1945 in Granite City. He was a long time insurance salesman for the Knights of Columbus; a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City. His family will always remember his love for each of them. He was very special to so many. A beloved husband, a loving father and devoted grandfather. He had a wonderful gift of making others feel loved. He graduated Granite City Senior High School. Played for the Minnesota Twins Triple A minor league in 1963 for 2 years. Attended SIU-Edwardsville; completing his bachelor's degree in 1968. Charlie was a golfer, bowler, basketball player, baseball pitcher, tennis player and cross country track runner. Deeply involved in the community, Charlie was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Eagles, AmVets, American Legion, Italian American Club, and GCHS Hall of Fame Committee. He is survived by and will be missed by the love of his life; Donna M. (Richardson) Papp whom he married on December 16, 1967 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church; 2 daughters, Kathleen & (Chris) Medlin of Byrnes Mill, MO, Jacqueline & (Robert) Sitton of Granite City; son, Charles A. "Chip" Papp III of Granite City; 5 grandchildren, Jessica Medlin, Robert Paul Jr., Joseph Paul, Mathew Paul, Thomas Sitton. He was preceded in death by his parents; Charles Papp & Betty (Plafcan Papp) Struckoff. Friends may call on Friday, June 22, 2012 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of his life a mass will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2606 Washington Ave. in Granite City with Fr. Jeff Holtman as celebrant. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. 
Sunset Hill Cemetery
Glen Carbon
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Zane's Mom
Record added: Jun 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92178463
Charles A. Chuck Papp, Jr
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 Added: Jun. 19, 2012

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