Charles E. Jenks, Jr., 51, plumber in Melrose Park

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Charles E. Jenks Jr., age 51 of Brookfield, formerly of Forest Park, died June 23 at Loyola Hospital, Maywood. Charles was born October 19, 1961 in Charleston, WV. He worked as a plumber at Rose Plumbing in Melrose Park.

He was the husband of Laura (Engel) and father of Ashli (Joe) Bielarz, Charles "CJ", Max and Tyler. He was grandfather of Charlotte Bielarz, and brother of Randy (Elizabeth) Cobb, Timothy Cobb, Robert (Tracy) Jenks, Selena (Weldon) Jenks-Holliday and the late John (Tina) Jenks. He was son-in-law of John and Delores Engel and uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Visitation will take place Thursday, June 27, 3- 8 p.m., with chapel service at 7 p.m. at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue North Riverside. Cremation will be private. For more information call (708) 447-2500 or

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