Charles E. Kealiher, of the Wisconsin Veterans Home, age 87, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2011. He was born in Waupaca on April 22, 1924 to the late Raymond and Gladys (Hebblewhite) Kealiher. On September 4, 1945 he married Beulah Stedman. Charles was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Army 4th Calvary. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Waupaca. He was a farmer and farmed most of his life in the Amherst area. Charles was also a school bus driver for the Waupaca School District. He was a 4-H leader for the Badger Bombers and a Sunday School Superintendent at Badger Community Church. He and his wife owned and operated C & B Dependable Cab in Waupaca. After retirement Charles worked at Piggly Wiggly and was a Security Guard at the Waupaca Foundry. During his retirement he enjoyed woodworking. He will be sadly missed by his wife: Beulah; children: Kathleen (William) Peters of Frankfort, IL; Daniel (Sharon) Kealiher of Salisbury, NC; Richard (Vicki) Kealiher of Amherst; Kolette (Bruce) Stine of Amherst and Kaye (Rick) Winkler of Waupaca; brothers: Stanley of Waupaca and Eugene (Darlene) of Plover; sisters: Clydene Stedman Rohloff of Waupaca and Karen (Clarence) Moerke of Stevens Point; grandchildren: Nicholas Peters, Kristyon (Paul) Hager, Justin (Mandy) Kealiher, Cordon (Rosalind) Kealiher, Patrick (Kate) Kealiher, Matthew (Tammy) Kealiher, Keaira Stine, Craig Winkler, step grandsons: Adam and Andy Bartel, 14 great grandchildren, 40 foster grand daughters, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sons, David and Randall, brother Donald, granddaughter, Chanda and great grandson, Taylor. The Funeral Service will be on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 1500 Roman Road, with Rev. Larry Gross officiating. The visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca and again on Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial with Military Honors will be in Badger Cemetery. Memorials are appreciated to the Century Club at First Baptist Christian School.