Charles L. Wollenweber

  • Born: December 18, 1937
  • Died: May 15, 2018
  • Location: Bristol, Illinois

Healy Chapel

370 Division Dr
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Tel. (630) 466-1330

Tribute & Message From The Family

Charles E. Wollenweber, 80, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday May 15, 2018 at his home. He was born December 18, 1937 in Plano, IL the son of the late Charles and Bernice (Reynolds) Wollenweber. He married the love of his life, Jeannie Lynn Mosley on July 2, 1960. They spent the next 56 years of their lives together until Jeannie's passing June 26, 2016.

Charles spent most of his childhood in Aurora, graduating from West Aurora High School in 1956. He worked for Ironworker Local 393 from 1961 until his retirement in 1992. Him and Jeannie Lynn spent 32 winters in LaFeria, TX with many family and friends.

Chuck was an avid traveler, pulling his RV all over the United States. He enjoyed skeet shooting with his buddies and Tuesday breakfasts with his West High Classmates. When he wasn't spending time with his children and grandchildren, he was watching Cubs games and old Westerns or mowing his field on his old Allis-Chalmers tractor. His grandchildren have great memories with him, including many tractor rides.

He was preceded by his wife, Jeannie Lynn Wollenweber, and an infant son, William and his parents.

He is survived by his six daughters, Catherine (Luciano) Rodriguez of Plano, Christine (Kevin) Springer of Bristol, Rebecca Wollenweber of Bristol, Patricia Wollenweber of Plano, Jane Wollenweber of Bristol and Maggie (Tom) Heinzer of Sugar Grove and one son Charles (Jennifer) Wollenweber of Fergus Falls, MN. He is also survived by 29 Grandchildren, 5 Step-Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.

He is also survived by four siblings, Donald (Karen) Wollenweber of Puryear, TN, David Wollenweber of Montgomery, IL, Jean (James) Murphy of Williford, AR and Donna Vicars of Sheridan, IL.

Funeral services will be held Saturday 12:00 p.m. May 26, 2018 at The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL 60554. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at St. Patrick's Cemetery. For further information please call (630) 466-1330 or visit our website at to sign the online guestbook.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Our condolences to the entire Wollenweber family. Our thoughts are with you all at this time. Lori Smith and Dave Suarez & family

Posted by Lori Smith - Springfield, IL - Family Friend   May 21, 2018

Our thoughts & prayers are with Chuck's family. He will be greatly missed. I'm so grateful to him & Jeannie for letting us use their RV for our first winter in La Feria, TX. I'll sure miss Chuck's good pancakes!!
Corinne Cameron & Howie Schinker

Posted by Corinne Cameron - Fond du Lac, WI - Friend   May 21, 2018


My heartfelt condolences Tom, Maggie and the entire family.

Posted by Barbara Dragoo - Plainfield, IL - Coworker   May 21, 2018

So very sorry for your loss, my parents (Don and Ann Gephard) enjoyed many winter visits in Texas with both Chuck and Jeannine! And of course the pig roast too.

Posted by Dianne Curry - Hinckley, IL - Family Friend   May 20, 2018

To all the family of Charles L.Wollenweber, we send our sincere condolences, we're sorry we can not make it to the funeral, but we will be thinking of you all. Janie & Frank E. Freeman

Posted by Janie & Frank E. Freeman - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   May 19, 2018

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