In October 1965, Mike Macey, the son of Joseph and Mary Macey of Marshall, IL, began working for Charles. In July 1974, Mike and his wife Karole bought an interest in the funeral business.
In July 1982, Mike purchased the Sivert Funeral Home in Sumner, IL from Charles and Velma Sivert. This allowed Mike and his staff to serve both the east and west sides of the county.
In 1986, Shannon Steffey began working for Charles & Mike. Shannon, the daughter of Wendell & Floye Steffey of Birds, IL, is a 1989 graduate of Vincennes University. She is married to Donald Decker.
Charles, who had been active in the funeral business for his entire life, still continued to take an active part in serving families until his death on April 29, 2000.