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Charles Raymond Horacek, Jr.

December 14, 1944 — September 27, 2011

CELEBRANT
Fr. Joe Forcelle
MUSIC
Organist ~ Marcene Kniffen
Soloist ~ Pam Novak
CASKETBEARERS
Daniel Horacek
Kenny Bass
Randy Weier
Dennis Plihal
Dave Vavruska
Norman Carda
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS
Katherine Horacek
Rose Horacek
Arlene & Rodney Haenfler
Laurie & Andy Bass
The Staff of Bon Homme School
Charles Raymond Horacek was born on Thursday, December 14, 1944 in Bon Homme County, South Dakota to Charles, Sr., and Helen (Walloch) Horacek. He graduated from Tyndall High School in 1962. Following high school and prior to his military service, Charlie worked on the family farm. He served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1967 and was stationed in Vietnam. After returning to Tyndall, he worked for Schmidt’s Service for 22 years. He married Carol Schrank on November 16, 1985 in Tyndall. In 1990, he began working as a custodian at Bon Homme School, where he was employed up until the time of his death. Charlie passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, having attained the age of 66 years,  9 months, and  13 days.
Charlie is survived by one brother, Laddie Horacek of Tyndall; one nephew, Dan Horacek of Tyndall; four nieces: Katherine Horacek of Tyndall, Rose Horacek of Tyndall, Arlene (Rodney) Haenfler of Avon and Laurie (Andy) Bass of Tyndall; one great-nephew, Kenny Bass; two step-children: Melissa Schrank of Denver, Colorado and Roy Lee Schrank of Valley Springs; two step-grandchildren: Matthew and LeRoy Schrank; one sister-in-law, Adeline (Harvey) Fridrich of Tyndall; and a brother-in-law, William (Doris) Engel of Sioux Falls.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Helen Horacek, Sr., his wife, Carol in 2009, two brothers, Lawrence Horacek and Lloyd Horacek, two nephews, Darryl Horacek and William Horacek, and a sister-in-law, Jane Horacek.
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Friday, September 30, 2011

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Saturday, October 1, 2011

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