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Charles Bartsch

On January 17, 2018, Charles Bartsch (66) passed away in his longtime hometown of Washington DC due to heart complications. Often going by Uncle to friends and family, Charlie was a professor, author, and mentor to many students of life from around the world. With passion and proficiency, he built a career with numerous organizations and the Environmental Protection Agency creating and consulting sustainable policies domestic and abroad. Known as an avid international explorer, there were few corners of the world he had yet to discover. From now defunct Soviet Blocs and ancient Khmer ruins to back alley South American markets, Charlie made it a point to climb the highest peaks and touch people's hearts his entire way. His intelligence, want for adventure and generosity knew no bounds. Charlie is survived by his sister, Diane Gleffe, and has been preceded in death by his father Rudolph, mother Corine (nee Fridel) and brother Ronald. Charlie is also survived by many nieces, nephews & friends throughout the country that will hold his memory close to their hearts. Visitation will be Friday 3 to 9 PM, Funeral Service Saturday at 11:00 AM at Lawn Funeral Home, 7909 State Road (5500 W) Burbank, IL 60459. Interment Private In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Heart Association in Charlie's name. Funeral Info 708-636-2320

3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Friday January 26, 2018
Lawn Funeral Home - Burbank
7909 State Rd.
Burbank, IL 60459 (Map/Directions)

11:00 A.M. on Saturday January 27, 2018
Lawn Funeral Home - Burbank
7909 State Road
Burbank, IL 60459 (Map/Directions)

Interment Private