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Charles "Charlie" W. Thomsen

Charles "Charlie" W. Thomsen
December 18, 1942 -  March 19, 2019

Charles W. ‘Charlie’ Thomsen, age 76 of Hooper
Died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Providence Place

Charlie was born December 18, 1942 in Fremont to Victor and Lois ‘Bender’ Thomsen. He was raised on the farm in Hooper, graduated from Hooper High School in 1960 and was awarded the State Star Farmer in FFA. He attended the Farm Short Course at UNL. He continued to farm, attended Auctioneer School in Kansas City in 1985, and while farming starting working for Don Peterson Auctioneer before starting his own company.

On August 3, 1975 Charlie married Beverly Karsk at the First United Methodist Church in North Bend. Charlie served on the Everett Township Board, Hooper Volunteer Fire Department Board and was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church, serving on the church board. Charlie enjoyed auctioneering, music, dancing and was involved with the Fremont Community Players.

Survivors:
Wife – Beverly of Hooper
Daughters – Martha Bang of Fremont
Melinda (Brad) Bentjen of Waverly
Diane (Ryan) Sagehorn of Fremont
8 grandchildren – Jack and Olivia Bang; Easton, Sam, Ellie and Evan Bentjen; Hudson and Liam Sagehorn
Brother – Ron (Bonita) Thomsen of Lincoln
Mother-in-law – Vernelle Werblow of Fremont
Sister-in-law – Shyrl Nelson of Omaha
Brothers-in-law – Allan Karsk of Portland, OR.
Bruce (Ellen) Karsk of Omaha
Nieces and nephews

Visitation will be Thursday, March 21, at the Hooper Funeral Chapel from 3pm to 8pm with the family present from 6pm to 8pm. There will be a private committal. A service will be 10:30am Monday, March 25, at Faith Methodist Church in Hooper for all Charlie’s friends. The family appreciates memorials directed to the Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Collaboration (1005 E. 23rd St., Suite 2, Fremont, NE. 68025), Camp Fontanelle, Logan View FFA and Faith Methodist Church in Hooper.

Online guestbook at www.Ludvigsenmortuary.com