Charles R. Setser
Charles “Chuck” Raymond Setser passed away peacefully
in his Fond du Lac home on March the 26th, 2020 at the age of 92.
Chuck was born in Brownsville, WI to Keith and Edith (Heinich)
Setser on February 29th, 1928 and married Joan (Kalt) Setser at St.
Joseph Catholic Church in 1951.
Charles was a 1950
graduate of UW Madison with a Bachelor’s degree in business. He served as a 1st
lieutenant in the US Airforce, stationed in Tachikawa, Japan, and was a member
of the American Legion Post #75. In 1956, Chuck joined the marketing research
firm AC Nielsen Company, promoting to VP after 11 years with the company and
served as general manager of the Fond du Lac branch until he retired in 1986. Chuck
also served on the board of directors of National Exchange Bank from 1966 until
Chuck also served as a
member of the Urban Renewal Authority, the Association of Commerce, Rotary
Club, Elks Club and South Hills Country Club. Chuck converted from Deism to
Christ-follower in 2017 after reading the book “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young,
given to him by a dear friend.
Chuck was preceded in
death by his parents, his loving wife, Joan, of 66 years, his beloved brother
and sister-in-law Claude & Le Setser and his daughter Barbara Ann. His
legacy lives on through his son and daughter-in-law John and Micky Setser,
grandchildren Richard (wife Kim) Setser, RuthAnn
(husband Josh) Murphy and Hannah (husband Patrick II) Ryan as well as his great
grandbabies Lennon (7), Elliot (5), Jack (5) and Patrick III (2).
Chuck was a generous
giver and a lover of life. He enjoyed traveling the world with Joan, playing
cards and golfing, feeding the squirrels and sipping scotch. His family will
miss most his strong leadership, gentle heart and his consistent barrage of
A date, time and
location for the celebration of Chuck’s life is yet to be determined and will