Obituary - Bruce Michael Chalup

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Bruce Michael Chalup

February 18, 1954 - June 3, 2017
Age: 63
Residence: Galena, MO
Formerly of: Crescent, IA

Bruce Michael Chalup, age 63, of Galena, Missouri, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017. He was born February 18, 1954, in Crescent, Iowa, the son of Claire and Phyllis Chalup. Bruce was joined in marriage to his wife Karen on August 17, 1985. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

Bruce was a Nascar fan, enjoyed travel and was an expert at making pumpkin pies. He was self-employed in heating and air conditioning as well as cable contracting in fiber optics. His greatest love was his family and his dear grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Claire Chalup.

Bruce is survived his loving wife of 31 years, Karen Chalup of the home; a son, Jason Wisely and wife Pauline of Galena, Missouri; daughter Lisa Sherfy and husband Scot of Shell Knob, Missouri; and daughter Jessica Millman and husband David of Bellevue, Nebraska. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, including Jason’s children Damien, Aiyana and Karina; Lisa’s children Brandon, Holly and Addison; and Jessica’s children Christopher, Alyssa and Bryana; and one great-grandchild on the way; three brothers: Jackson Chalup and wife Tammy of Windsor Heights, Iowa, Larry Chalup of York, Nebraska, and Jerry Chalup of Sioux City, Iowa; his mother, Phyllis Schneiders of Sioux City, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering is planned for Friday, June 16th from 12:00-6:00 p.m. at Colby Park, 6900 School Street, Windsor Heights, Iowa. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.


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Cremations of the Ozarks
Cremations of the Ozarks
130 Industrial Park, Suite E
Hollister, MO 65672
Phone: (417) 544-0218
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Service Information
Location: Colby Park
Date/Time: 12:00-6:00 pm Friday, June 16, 2017
6900 School Street
Windsor Heights, IA
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