obit: Charlie Edward Popelka
Charlie Edward Popelka, 78, was born August 6, 1934 in Chippewa Falls, WI to Frank and Leah Popelka.
Charlie retired from the USAF after 20 years and was Shop Foreman at Camp Bullis until he retired.
Charlie is survived by his wife Gloria (Zimmerman) Popelka, Daughters: Debra (Glen) Butler, West Mersea UK and Kim Brown, New Market UK, Grand children: Teri and Joe Butler West Mersea UK Also-Sarah, Samantha and Natasha Brown, New Market UK, Step Daughters: Cheryl (Castulo) Rangel and Greta (Gutz) Caldwell, Grandchildren: Jennifer Rangel, Bulverde, James Rangel USN, Lacy Rudd, Boulder CO, Matthew and Brandi Rudd, Bulverde Great-Grandchildren: Jack Brown, UK and Alkadio Rangel, Bulverde, Brother: Frank (Bernice) Popelka, Glendale, WI and Sister: Rosanne (Bob) Du Katz, Greenfield, WI. Also many friends and relatives.
Memorial Service at Fort Sam Cemetery on Dec 7, 2012 at 1:45.
Published in San Antonio Express-News on December 5, 2012