Charles J. Placek Jr., 78, of Cavecreek, Arizona died August 4, 2007. He moved to Arizona from Chicago, Illinois in 1958. Charles is survived by his wife Julie, brother Don Doris, sons Steve and Jeff Kathryn, stepson Michael Myers, stepdaughter Julie Bonafide Richard, six grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Stroke Association, 9707 E. Easter Lane, Centennial, CO, 80112, are encouraged. Private services have been held.