GAULKE CHARLES HERMAN He passed away on December 20, 2012, after a long illness. He was born June 19, 1935 in Brownton, Minnesota, to Leonard and Bernice. He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth and Edie. He is also survived by his wife Gail, whom he married in 1994, along with her children, Debbie and Alan, and three grandchildren. He attend Winona State University from 1956 to 1960. He worked in public education from 1960 to 1995 in Madison Heights, MI as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, athletic director and principal. He was in the US army nine years, three active and six reserve, US navy 35 years, all reserve. A military memorial is being planned for Spring.
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Thank you for you many years of teaching us at Madison High School! You were a great teacher, coach, and friend to many of us.
Am saddened. Much respect for Mr. Gaulke. My best to his family. He was part of those extraordinary teachers who shaped me from 1962-1966. Thank you Mr. G.
I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of "Chuck". I enjoyed working with him.
Thank you or all of your understanding and patience . You defiantly made a mark on my life. God bless you and your family.
It was great knowing you as Teacher and Coach. God Bless.
An inspiring teacher who made learning fun because he loved what he did. We were privileged to have you Mr. G. Thank you. Class of '69
Thank you Charlie for the many years of subbing at Kettering. Your were a kind and genuine person. Blessing to the family during these difficult times.
Mr Gaulke was principal at wilkinson when i went to school and a great person thank you for everything