Charles "Chuck" Koker

October 10, 1935 — March 11, 2021

Charles "Chuck" Koker

Charles “Chuck” Koker, 85, of New Windsor, Illinois died Thursday, March 11, 2021 at home.

Per his wishes, cremation has been accorded and a private family memorial will be held.  Dennison Funeral Home, Viola is assisting the family.

Charles was born October 10, 1935 in Moline, Illinois a son of Charles and Goldie Redden Koker.  He graduated from United Township High School.  Chuck served in the Army, stationed in Alaska.  He retired from International Harvester after 30+ years of service.  Chuck and his long-time companion, Tane VanDusseldorp, raised her four children Sandra, Gene, Dave and Mike.  Chuck enjoyed going to auctions, tractors, watching NASCAR, shopping with his grandkids; he was an avid scrapper.

Surviving are his closest family and caregivers:  Sandra Monzon, granddaughter:  Ericka (Michael) Chezum as well as their children:  Emily, Matthew, Ethan and Elizabeth.  Other survivors include sister:  Kay (Ed) Wriedt, as well as Gene, Dave and Mike VanDusseldorp and their families; grandchildren: John and Paul Monzon; great grandchildren:  Drake, Darrian and Delilah Monzon; and many other grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers:  Richard and Chuck’s twin, Donald and his long time companion:  Tane.

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