Charles W. "Chuck" Federman, 83, of Salem, died May 4, 2012, at Doctor's Health and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. Mr. Federman was cremated. There will be no public visitation.
Charles W. "Chuck" Federman, 83, of Salem, died May 4, 2012, at Doctor's Health and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. Mr. Federman was cremated. There will be no public visitation. A private burial will take place at East Lawn Cemetey in Salem. Memorials to his memory may be made to the Salem Library or the Salem Presbyterian Church.
Born on Oct. 24, 1928, in Moweaqua, he was the son of Harold K. and Agnes (Pribble) Federman who preceded him in death.
Chuck moved to Salem after his retirement from Country Companies Insurance with 34 years of service as agency manager of the Mercer County Agency in Aledo.
A graduate of the University of Illinois, he served on the University of Illinois Alumni Board of Directors for six years, and was a member of the University of Illinois Connections. He served as president and board member of the Quad City Health Alliance, was a former president and board member of Oak View Country Club in Aledo, a former president and board member of the Aledo Improvement and Development Corporation, a past president of the Kiwanis Club, the Exchange Club, and Lion's Club.
He had been a member of the Farm Bureau since 1950. He was a member and elected Elder of Salem Presbyterian Church. He took great pride in being recognized as a 25-gallon donor in the American Red Cross blood program as well as being a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
He married Martha Ann Walker on Feb. 22, 1950, in Champaign, and she survives in Salem.
Also surviving are sons William (Diana) Federman of Southampton, Mass. and Bradley (Sally) Federman of Yorba Linda, Calif.; daughter Gayle (Bill) Shelton of Mt. Vernon, three sisters -- Barbara Federman of Mowequa., Ann Kunz, of Lockport and Mary Elias of Buffalo Grove and eight grandchildren and one great grandson.