Clarence "Chuck" Henry "Hank" Mahieu, 63, of Junction City, KS, passed away on August 13, 2020. Johnson Funeral Home of Junction City is assisting the family with cremation arrangements.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday October 3, 2020, 1:30pm, at the First United Methodist Church, 804 N. Jefferson St., Junction City, KS 66441.
Memorials are suggested to the Geary County Animal Shelter 2324 N. Jackson St., Junction City, KS, 66441.
Chuck was born on December 2, 1956, in Stuttgart, Germany, to Henry and Nancy (Walters) Mahieu. When he was a baby, his family moved to Junction City, Kansas, where his father retired. While growing up he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and participated in many scouting activities. Chuck attended Junction City schools and graduated from Junction City High School class of 1974. He went to further his education at Kansas State University. He was initiated into the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity on November 17, 1974 while attending K-State. Chuck also attended Manhattan Area Technical College. He graduated from the university in May of 1978. He started working for the City of Junction City in 1983 as an Assistant to the City Engineer. On December 9, 1989 he married his childhood sweetheart and best friend Teresa K. Burton.
Chuck was an integral part of the scouting and the Junction City communities. He earned many decorations, awards, served on many councils, volunteered in many events, and was a member of several organizations that include but are not limited to:
The Arrow of Light Award, Eagle Scout Rank awarded, District Committee Key Awarded, Commissioner’s Key Award, Distinguished Commissioner Award, Webelos Den Leader Award, Cub Scouter Award, Cub Master Training Award, Unit Leader Award of Merit, Pack Trainer Award, District Award of Merit Recipient, Venture Leader Training Award, Boy Scout Training Award, James E. West Fellow, God and Country Award, Silver Beaver Recipient, Quivira District Scout Family of the Year, 2004 Pack Life Saver Award, 2005 Quivira District Den Leader of the Year, BSA Wood Badge Course C-11-02 w/ Beads, Venturing Leader Training Philmont Scout Ranch, District Key 3 Training at Philmont Scout Ranch, member of the Order of the Arrow (Brotherhood member and Vigil Honor), served on Youth Staff for Camp Brown Summer 1972, District Chairman Quivira District, Webelos Den Leader Pack 48 - Chapman, KS, Venturing Advisor Crew 295 Junction City, KS, member Coronado Area Council Executive Board, Unit Commissioner, Asst. District Commissioner, District Commissioner - Quivira District, Associate Lodge Advisor for Kidi Kidìsh Lodge 434, Quivira District Training Team - Venture Leader Trainer, District Pinewood Derby Race Staff, Certified BSA BB Gun Range, Certified BSA Safe Swim/Safety Afloat, Staff for Quivira District Cub fun Day, Staff for Quivira District Spring Camporee, Staff for University of Scouting, Staff for Camp Hansen, Staff for OA Section Conclave C-5A, Sachem in Tribe of the Golden Eagle (his name was Venturing Cat), Volunteer for Council Camp Service Program, Charter Member Coronado Area Council Camp Steward Program, Established Donation Fund with his wife to implement an Amber Alert System in the Junction City/Geary County Area, Kids Voting Kansas Election Official, Sponsor & Mentor for underprivileged Webelos Scout for Pack 64, member of the National Eagle Scout Association, mentor for Junction City High School Job Shadow Program, created room location maps for First United Methodist Church in Junction City, KS, volunteered for Spin City Youth Center Renovation, City of Junction City Safety Committee - Department Representative, City of Junction City Public Relations Committee - Past Member, City of Junction City CLEAN Team Member, Junction City High School Technical Advisory Council, Kansas Association of Mappers, Chamber of Commerce Crossroads of Leadership, and Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program.
Chuck was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to go camping with friends and family. He also had a deep love and respect for animals. Cats were his favorites, but he had a way with all wild creatures. Above all he was a family man. Chuck was a devoted husband, adoring father, caring grandfather, and loyal friend.
Chuck is survived by his loving family: his wife, Teresa of the home; his daughter, Billie Jo Angelica (Derek) Hobling of Manhattan, KS; his granddaughter, Raven Moore of Alta Vista, KS; his son-in-law, Robert Allen Moore of Alta Vista, KS; and a host of loving family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Bobbie Jo Marie Moore.
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