Charles M. Korleski, a long time resident of Mission Viejo, California, lost his battle with cancer on June 6, 2010. Charles was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin on November 11, 1926 to Charles A. Korleski and Hilda Fietz Korleski.
Charles was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Navy in the Pacific Theater. He worked 41 years at Rockwell International taking part in the Mercury, Apollo, Gemini and Space Shuttle programs.
He leaves behind, two brothers in Illinois, Richard and Vernon; three loving step-children Chip Williams and his wife Sue, Connie Cain and her husband David and Guy Williams and his wife Cheri; 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Gean, 2 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Memorial services will be conducted at O’Connor Mortuary, Laguna Hills.