Charles "Chuck" Heath

Charles “Chuck” Heath, 72 passed away peacefully in his home on February 25, 2020. Chuck was born on August 7th, 1947, to William and Eldora Heath, in Elk River, MN. He graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1965. Chuck married Jane Hanson, the love of his life on June 18, 1966. Together they had three children. Chuck had a passion for music, Buddy Holly was one of his favorites. He was the lead singer of “The Embermen.” They had several hits and enjoyed playing in many local venues around the area. His biggest fan and groupie was Jane. Chuck attended radio school and was in radio early on in his career. After leaving radio, Chuck began a successful career in sales. His sales career lead him to United Industrial Coatings where he would spend 28 years and worked up until his death. Over the course of his career he would build many relationships and left a lasting impression on the many friends and colleagues he made over the years. Chuck is proceeded in death by his parents, William and Eldora Heath, and wife Jane. Chuck is survived by his children, Lisa (Ken) Klocke, Henderson, NV, Scott (Tracy) Heath, Kindred, ND, Josh (Tammi) Heath, West Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Steve (Rachel) Klocke, Henderson, NV, Lindsey Klocke, West Fargo, ND, Tom Heath, Fargo, ND, Brianna Heath, Phoenix, AZ, Brady Heath, Fargo, ND, Sammi Heath, West Fargo, ND; step grandchildren, Jeremy Morris, Leonard, ND, and Kelby (Katie Jo) Morris, Fresno, CA; Siblings, Don (Rose) Heath, Savage, MN, Marsha Oss, Grand Forks, ND, Rhonda (Ken) Sauer, Hawley, MN, Karen (Mark) Erdmann, Mapleton, ND, Kristie (Kurt) Carlson, Las Vegas, NV, and Debbie Carriveau, Fargo, ND.

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this very sad occasion of losing your dear father. Everyone loved Chuck, he was a kind gentle soul who treated everyone nice. We will all miss him at work.
    Kathy Iverson
    from Uescogroup Companies. Uesco, United Electric, United Industrial Coatings, United Automotive Tech Center, Auto Systems, United Powers and Tubes and Hoses.

  2. Chuck had become a friend of our family over the last few years. We were so saddened to hear of his passing. We so enjoyed when he would come out to Colgate to drop off paint for us. Our visits were very enjoyable and he was a very sweet man. He will be missed by our family.
    Shawn, Heather, Tom & Anita Erickson…TSR Parts

  3. My thoughts are with Chuck’s family at this sad and difficult time. I met Chuck when his family moved to Breckenridge He was a good friend a great singer and a very kind man. He will be missed. Rock on my friend!

  4. I graduated from High School with Chuck and went to all the Emberman dances! Thanks for the good times and memories, Chuck❣️RIP

  5. Knew Chuck from the “neighborhood” in Breckenridge. Sister Marsha good school friend. My sympathy!

  6. Thought and prayers are with the family. I graduated with Chuck from Breckenridge High School. We enjoyed going to his shows. He will be missed!

  7. I am so sorry to hear of Chuck’s passing. My prayers go out to your family at this difficult time.
    I knew Chuck from being a customer of is for many years. I cannot tall you how wonderful he treated me and the compassion he had for his work. He treated his customers like family. He will be deeply missed.
    Bless you all and rest in peace my friend.

    With thoughts and prayers,
    Nikki Losee

  8. Chuck was a great friend and fellow member of the Embermen. He will be missed.
    Our Prayers are with the family.

    Dennis & Linda Sha

  9. The Vagts family gives our sincere sympathy.
    Dad Bob would take us boys to the Pavilion, to watch the Embermen play. We stood in front of the stage and were amazed. I think I was 10 years old at the time. I thought they were the Beatles, they wore matching suits, so professional. They were a huge influence. I remember Chuck singing their hits. People loved the Embermen. A special time in life for music.
    Sincerely, Jan Vagts.

  10. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. I remember watching the Embermen play at the top of the stairs at the Montgomery Ward store in Wahpeton back in the days. They were great. I still have one of their records.

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