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Who Was Chuck Welke? Former South Dakota Senator Died At The Age Of 67

Former South Dakota senator Chuck Welke died at the age of 67 on May 11. He suffered a heart attack earlier in the week and passed away.

Chuck Welke was a renowned politician. He was also a former basketball player and coach for Warner University Athletics.

Welke is best known as the senator of South Dakota from 2013 to 2014. Likewise, he was also a member of the Democratic party.

Chuck Welke Age 

According to online obituaries, Chuck Welke died at the age of 67.

He was born in the year 1954. But, the actual information on his birthday is not revealed by any online media.

Welke was a native of Warner, South Dakota. He was an American citizen and probably belonged to a white ethnic group.   

Chuck Welke Wikipedia

Late politician Chuck Welke has his personal bio on Wikipedia.

He attended Redfield High School and then studied psychology and criminal justice at Northern State University. Later on, he also earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of South Dakota. 

Welke began playing basketball at a tender age. After retiring, he became a coach for Harrold. Following that, he was hired as a head coach by Warner.

Chuck had a 33-year-old career in coaching where he trained several boys and girls basketball teams.

He was also an active politician and a member of the Democratic Party. In 2013, he was elected as the senator of South Dakota.

Chuck Welke Wife and Family

Chuck Welke is survived by his wife, Ellen, and beautiful children: Jada, Jasmine, and William.

There is no information regarding his wife. But, the couple had immense love for one another and were together until Welke died.

Chuck’s family resides in Grand Forks, North Dakota. 

Chuck Welke Net Worth

Chuck Welke’s net worth details are currently under review.

Since he was a renowned political personality, he might have earned a hefty sum. Besides, he lived a lavish life until he died on 11 May.