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Donald Charles 'Chuck' Schauvliege Sr.


Donald Charles "Chuck" Schauvliege Sr., 61, Hays, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born July 18, 1952, in Jetmore to Donald and Mildred "Mickey" L. (Bowie) Schauvliege. He was a 1970 graduate of Hays High School.

He spent most of his working career as a heavy-equipment operator and foreman in the Hays and Virginia Beach, Va., areas.

In his younger days, he enjoyed motorcycles and spending time outdoors.

Survivors include a son, Donald C. "Chuck" Schauvliege Jr., Virginia Beach; a daughter, Sharla Borden and husband, Vincent, Virginia Beach; his stepfather, Michael M. Rupp, Hays; two brothers, Tim Rupp, Hays, and Mike Schauvliege and significant other, Linda Hrabe, Walker; two sisters, Jennifer Hallin and husband, Gus, Durango, Colo., and Vicki Runge and husband, Tom, Hays; his aunt, Mary Joann Sorem, Jetmore; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Louis and Irene Schauvliege, Mabel and Don Bowie and Andrew and Adeline Rupp.

Private family services and inurnment will be at a later date.

Cremation has taken place at Brock's Funeral Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601.

Condolences can be sent to the family by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to keithley@ruraltel.net.