Chalmer “Chuck” Emmendorfer, 87, of East Moline, died Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1 at St. Anne Catholic Church, in East Moline. Entombment followed at St. Mary’s Mausoleum, in East Moline. A visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 31 at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., in East Moline, with a rosary recited at 3:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy, in East Moline.

Chalmer “Chuck” Emmendorfer, 87, of East Moline, died Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1 at St. Anne Catholic Church, in East Moline. Entombment followed at St. Mary’s Mausoleum, in East Moline. A visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 31 at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., in East Moline, with a rosary recited at 3:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy, in East Moline.

Chuck was born Nov. 14, 1929, in Perryville, Mo., the son of Vincent and Elvira (Hoffman) Emmendorfer. He married JoAnn Dobbelaere on Sept. 5, 1953, in East Moline. JoAnn died March 5, 2014. He worked for 35 years at Aramark, in East Moline, retiring in 1989. He served in the U.S. Navy. Chalmer served as an alderman before becoming East Moline’s mayor from 1987 until 1993. He enjoyed playing golf, cribbage, fishing, rolle bolle and bowling. He dearly loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Marcia (Brian) Larsen, of East Moline; Michele (David) Rogers, of East Moline; Mary (Brian) Sebastian, of Geneseo; and Mark (Brenda) Emmendorfer, of Moline; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, with one on the way; and his sibling, Weldon Emmendorfer. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Merle; and brother, Lloyd.