Charles “Chuck” Gene Sladek passed away January 5, 2019 in Pleasanton, CA at the age of 76. He was born May 7, 1942 in Libertyville, IL to parents Charles H. and Estelle D. Sladek.
Charles was the owner of his own business, the Kopy Shoppe, for 28 years, after graduating from Libertyville High School in Libertyville, IL. Charles was a member of the Livermore Rotary and 11-99 Foundation. He loved playing cards, black jack, and cribbage – in the early 2000’s he was ranked the #1 cribbage player in Northern California.
Charles is survived by his companion and friend of many years, Debra Dains of Livermore, CA: son Christopher Sladek of Ceres, CA and daughter Kimberly Sladek of Lathrop, CA; and grand-fur babies Brownie and Pepper.
There will be a private Celebration of Life for family and friends, to be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Valley Human Society in Pleasanton, OR.