Brouch, Charles J. 78, of Sugar Grove, formerly of Aurora, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Provena Mercy Center. He was born March 19, 1934 in Aurora, IL to the late John and Louise (Brummel) Brouch. Charlie was raised and schooled in the Marywood and Pigeon Hill area. He served his country for two years stateside during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Oberweis Dairy as a young man and later made his career with Illinois Bell/Ameritech starting as a pole lineman and retiring in 1989. He loved fishing and motorcycle riding. Survivors include his three sons, Michael (Lorraine) Brouch of Scottsdale, AZ, James (Christine) Brouch of Naperville, IL, Joseph Brouch of North Wales, PA; one daughter, Cynthia (Jeff) Ford of Oswego, IL and their mother, Donna Brouch of Aurora. He also leaves 10 grandchildren, Christopher (Christine) Brouch, Jacob Brouch, Jack Brouch, Sam Brouch, Nicholas Brouch, Elizabeth Brouch, Emily and Madeleine Brouch, and Jesse and Sara Jarka; one great-granddaughter; brother, Richard (Helen) Brouch of Aurora; sisters, Joan (Paul) Cetto of Phoenix, AZ, Sister Grace Brouch, O.S.F. of Brazil and Virginia Brouch of Phoenix, AZ; special friend, Sharon Lindvall of Sugar Grove, IL; uncle and aunt, Donald and Joan Brummel along with numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at Provena Mercy Center for their extraordinary care of Charlie. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 10 am until time of service 12 pm at Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL 60554. Interment will be private. For information 630-466-1330 or www.healychapel.com to sign the online guestbook.
Published in Beacon News on November 8, 2012