Charles W. Fooken
September 24, 1931 - September 5, 2022

Charles W. Fooken

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Charles W. Fooken, age 90, of Fremont
Died Monday September 5, 2022 at Shalimar Gardens in Fremont

Charles was born September 24, 1931, in Cass County, Iowa to Bernard and Anna 'Bannick' Fooken. The family moved to Atlantic, Iowa where he attended school. Charles entered the U.S. Army in 1952 and served in Korea for 18 months and was discharged in 1954. He returned to Atlantic where he farmed until 1964 when he moved to Omaha and worked as a glass glazier. In 1965 he moved to Fremont and continued to work as a glazier until, he and his partners started their own glass shop in 1976. He retired in 1994.

Charles married Josephine Erickson in Atlantic, Iowa on December 14, 1952. Josephine passed away on July 25, 2022.

Son - Brad (Robin) Fooken of Fremont
Son-in-law - Brian Ramsey of Bellevue
4 grandchildren - Nathan (Katie) Ramsey, Gabrielle (William) Foreman, Adam (Anastasia Roy) Ramsey and
Clinton Fooken
3 Great grandchildren

Charles was also preceded in death by his daughter Jodi in March of 2022.

The memorial service will be 1:30pm, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Rev. Scott Jensen will officiate. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont is in charge of arrangements.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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1249 East 23rd Street
Fremont, NE  68025
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  1. Joy Hughes
    Chuck and Jo were the best. I will keep them in my heart forever. I was so lucky to have been part of their lives. Joy, Sadie and LuLu

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