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Charles A. La Marche

PENCE, Wis. - Charles "Chuck" La Marche passed away unexpectedly at Bellin Memorial Hospital in Green Bay on Jan. 21, 2024.

He was 67 years old.

Chuck was born in Bessemer, Michigan, to Gardner and Shirley La Marche.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1984-1987.

Chuck was an avid outdoorsman, and spent countless hours hunting, fishing, riding his 4-wheeler, and taking rides in his Ford truck.

He also loved 70s rock and playing one of his 12 guitars.

On Nov. 9, 1974, he married Patti Voss, and they would have celebrated 50 years of marriage this year.  Patti survives.

He is also survived by his children, Charles La Marche Jr. and Andrea Meleen; son-in-law, Marcus Meleen, and daughter-in-law, Kelly La Marche; and grandchildren, Layne and Oliver Hills, Kelsey and Carson Casper and Kade Greig. He is further survived by brother, Gardie (Terry); sisters, Michele Stella (George), Julie DeRosso, Christie Drayer, and Mary Jo Dalphonso; sister-in-law, Lori Smaglik (Rich); brother-in-law, Jeff Voss; mother-in-law, Alice Voss; and nephews and nieces.

There will be no funeral per Chuck's wishes. We will have a celebration of his life this summer.

He will be deeply missed, and forever loved by his family and close friends.

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