Charles Joseph Slebodnick, 77, Portage, passed away Thursday. He was born in Lilly, son of the late John and Julia (Tunuber) Slebodnick. Surviving are six children: Jeanne Tialavea, Lacretia Golden, Martin, Cynthia Ramus, Charles and Mike; 23 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Agnes Glenn. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion; and seven siblings: Theresa Williams, Mildred Michina, Catherine Bertrum, Mary Kukla, Patricia Bollman, Francis and John. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. Friends will be received from 4 until the 5 p.m. funeral service Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home PC, Portage.