Charles J. Kepner age 68 of Hammond, WI and formerly of Lake Elmo, MN, died Thursday, September 1, 2011 at his home. He was a retired member of the Meat Cutters union, most recently with Cub Foods. Chuck is preceded in death by his parents, Myron and Masina Kepner; and brother, Robert “Jerry” Kepner. He is survived by his children, Debra Anderson, Michelle Heule, and Jon (Danielle) Kepner; 10 grandchildren; siblings, Michael Kepner, Marilyn Kepner, Jan (Art) Damann; sister-in-law, Mary Kepner; former wife, Sharon Phelps; many nieces, nephews relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 12 pm at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Savage, MN. Visitation was also Friday from 11am -12 pm at the church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Baldwin.