Charles "Chick" Kluemke has been a funeral assistant at Gladfelter's since 2005. Chick and his wife, Mary, have two children, Mark and Marcia and five grandchildren.
A native of Breese, Illinois, Chick received numerous awards and honors and retired as district manager for the Prudential Insurance Company in 1997.
In the different towns Chick and Mary lived, they were involved in and coached boys and girls basketball. The past 30 years Chick has coached boys and girls basketball at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Ottawa.
A member of St. Francis Church, where he serves as usher, lector and CCD teacher, Chick also has been a familiar face at Senica's Oak Ridge Golf Course. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Marquette Booster Club, and is a corporate member of St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa.