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On Thanksgiving of this year John's life tragically ended. He spent his last day with family and friends, having reunited with the love of his life Jennifer Keating. John was never one to do things by halves; he was a person of passion who loved the people in his life immensely.

He leaves behind an amazing son, Axel, his fiance Jen; parents Vivian and Joe Hallberg, sisters Elizabeth Hallberg, Vicki Gross, Terri Maneval, brothers Joey and Jeff Hallberg, uncles Erin and Fred Haynes, in-laws Vicki and Gary Keating, and many other remarkable people.

John was a Tacoma native, attending St. Patrick's, and Bellarmine, graduating from high school in 2003. His wanderlust was never sated - he was never one to turn down an opportunity to travel. John served in the U.S. Air Force as a C-17 Loadmaster for three years before finding a place with DHL-Global Forwarding as a Regional Program Manager. He was a proud student of WSU, working to finish his degree. We will carry John with us always, in so many ways. Hug'em, while you got'em.

Funeral Services
Saturday, December 7, 2013, 12:00 Noon @ Hill Funeral Home

Woodbine Cemetery - Puyallup, WA

Donations Donation forms will also be at the service.

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Emily M. Walsh
June 30, 2015 - 08:22

I am the last of your sister, Mary J. Minerich's children. I saw you at our house almost every Sunday and other days if you wanted to watch a ball game. You loved mom's coffee, gave all your nieces and nephews nicknames which were quite original. From what I heard, although I wasn't there, you had a very joyful time living with your nephew, Dennis Minerich. Lots of people didn't know but you held a degree in teaching. You have touched all of us and we are glad to have known you. Have fun reuniting with your wife and loved ones. I am sure that they have all been waiting for you. God will lead you to them.

Emily Walsh

Katie Konoske
June 29, 2015 - 14:04

You've always been a Great Grandpa. Had the greatest love for all his children, always cared for us kids as we did for him....Pretty much helped raise us kids(Zack, Ria, and I) With our Mom Penny... I will always love and miss you Great Grandpa Chuck....R.I.P

Cindy Konoske
June 27, 2015 - 16:10

Grandpa Chuck will be missed so much. Whenever my mother in law, Penny (his daughter)could, she would bring him to family holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Grandpa loved watching sports and talking about his military career. I swear Mom and him lived to argue. Not in a bad way, just getting each others goat. You could see a sparkle in their eyes when this happened. I swear Grandpa moving in with mom extended their lives as well as enriched them both with their own little imp ways.
He will be missed, and he was truly loved by his nieces, nephews, grandkids, and great grandkids.
I hope he's up there now playing cribbage with mom and everyone else who has gone before us, and is enjoying some great conversations.
Rest in peace Grandpa Chuck. We love you.

Robert McKenrick
June 27, 2015 - 13:44

Dad your always in my thoughts and my heart! Moss you

Veronica Baccus Kopakowski
June 27, 2015 - 01:16

My Grandpa Chuck was well-loved and we all miss him so very much. Even though I didn't get to see him very often, he was still the great man I remembered, telling stories and always willing to lend a helping hand. Saying goodbye just means "see you later"

Love you Grandpa Chuck.

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